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Nose bleed, blood clot in sputum. High blood pressure. Worried

hi... my father had a nose bleed yesterday, the day after yesterday when he blowed his nose he found a blood clot in his sputum and yesterday when he bends down to fix the bed his nose was started bleeding and 2 to 3 drops fell down on the floor then he softly cleaned it with the cold water and he checked his blood pressure it was 100/140. I am worried a lot...
Asked On : Tue, 11 Dec 2012
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Your worry is obvious! There is obvious mistake in your writing...Blood pressure ought to be 140/100 (not 100/140 as you have said – the upper figure is systolic and must be higher).

DO NOT worry.
The pressure is not very high. Bleeding is unlikely at this level. The common cause is from the Little’s plexus – capillary network in the septum of nose / precipitated by a local cause like picking of the nose! And so on.

You should first see Ear Nose Throat specialist.

Re-check pressure. See an Internist for further follow up

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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