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What causes nose bleed after suffering a head injury?

hi. my son was sledding 12days ago..hit his head on a small bush branch...went to doctor and he said everything was ok. Shows no symptoms..but this morning he woke up with a bloody nose which he sometimes gets every few months. Should I be concerned?
Mon, 25 Apr 2016
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Hi,

I am Dr.Bruno. I have read your question with care and understand your concerns. Let me try to help you

Question : but this morning he woke up with a bloody nose which he sometimes gets every few months. Should I be concerned?

Answer : Yes
He needs Evaluation by an ENT Surgeon to find the site of Bleed and whether there is an injury to Cribriform Plate of his Skull

Hope you found the answer helpful.

If you need any clarification / have doubts / have additional questions / have follow up questions, then please do not hesitate in asking again. I will be happy to answer your questions.

Let me know if I can assist you further.

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