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Nose bleeds, high blood pressure. On medication for high BP. Emergency situation?

I am a 50 year old male, I do not smoke . I am currently on medicine for high blood pressure . I started getting a nose bleed last night and now have another one this morning. I just checked my blood pressure and it is 176 over 87. Should I be overly concerned about this or just sit down and relax for a few minutes and check it again?
Thu, 22 Aug 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Follow up with your Internist / Cardiologist for the pressure..
Your pressure needs better control....

In spite of the common belief, this level of pressure is usually not responsible for nosebleed!
Capillary plexus (Little’s area) in the nose is the common cause...
Consult an ENT doctor / Compression by packing the nose, ice packs can help in the mean time...

Take care     
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
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