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What causes nose bleeding after a head injury?

I was playing basketball last Thursday and i got hit in the head. I was a little shaken up, but was fine. 2 days ago, Tuesday i started to get a headache and has not gone away since. This morning i blew my nose and there was a little blood. Is there a certain diagnosis for this? i am 31, 5'11, 160 lbs
Fri, 6 May 2016
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Bleeding from Nose following Head Injury signifies Fracture of Anterior Cranial Fossa.

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