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What causes a nose bleed and is it a serious condition?

My mother is 75 yrs old last Saturday she got her first nose bleed lasted 25 min and to today she had on earler today and now she is having another nose bleed its been 30 minutes it coming out both side should I force her to go to the hospital well for a free web site and the oath you doctor take I did not see and were it said only help it they can pay for your add vice will I guess will wait and see what happen to her thank for nothing this web site unless and that goes for the doctors glad your not mine
Fri, 4 Oct 2019
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Hello,

Yes, it may be caused by certain psychosomatic issues and in this case, this is not dangerous and there is no need to be concerned.

However, some organic issues should be ruled out such as hypertension, nose polyps, sinusitis- SO she should se ENT doctor for further evaluation.

Also deviated deptum may be present in some cases and it should be properly treated.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Iven Romic Rommstein, General Surgeon
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