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Nose bleeding, enlarged adenoids. Taking epileptic drugs. Are nose bleeds due to adenoids?

im 19 yrs old female .. iv got two episodes of bleeding nose and a ct pns shows enlarged adenoids .The bleeding was from right nostril both the time.Does enlarged adenoids have anything to do with bleeding? or would there be any other reason? both the times it was during mid night.Im taking anti epileptic drugs past two years.
Asked On : Tue, 26 Jun 2012
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hi zulfa,bleeding from the nose is called can be due to causes within your nose or due to other diseases in various organs of the should visit an ENT doctor and get yourself examined.your doctor will perform a nasal endoscopy-the nasal passages will be visualized for diseases which can cause epistaxis.he will order blood tests to detect bleeding and clotting disorders.adenoids wont cause epistaxis.a few antiepileptics can cause bone marrow depression,which can cause a decrease in platelets giving rise to epistaxis.get well soon.dr praveen.
Answered: Tue, 26 Jun 2012
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