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Suffering from sore throat. Took paracetamol, OTC spray. History of asthma. Nose bleeding due to OTC medication?

My daughter is asthmatic .She is 20 and working abroad .Recently she got a bad throat and was given an over the counter spray and told to take paracetemol also .She didnt have her own and bought some Local(France) brand .On Wednesday she got a very bad nose bleed which took ages to stop . She changed the paracetemol and took some today and her nose is bleeding again .Could it be the product as she cannot take asprin , ibuprofen etc
Asked On : Wed, 4 Jul 2012
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thanks for ur query
no for paracetamol the bleeding is not occuring..moreover aspirin ibuprofen on prolonged intake can cause bleeding not paracetamol
asthmatics may be associated with rhinitis, sinusitis, nasal polyp that can cause profuse nasal bleeding
i suggest u to consult an ENT specialist to evaluate the nasal bleeding properly
to look for bleeding side need to examine ur nose properly
u need to do a digital x-ray PNS atleast if not MRI of sinuses possible to exclude chronic sinusitis and nasal polyp of ur daughter as she is asthmatic
dont worry
get well soon
thank u
Answered: Wed, 4 Jul 2012
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