Epistaxis

What is Epistaxis?

Epistaxis is bleeding from nose. It can happen due to nose pricking, any foreign body in nose, high blood pressure and tumour in nose.

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58 yrs old male ,1.78 m., hight 90kg ,septal perforation cause by surgery, epistaxis since 1959 cased by failed, G6PD, HHT osler weber rando...

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Hello

Stem cell therapy has not been tried for closing septal perforations till now. however you can try sialastic buttons, which are very useful....

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My 9 yr old son, otherwise healthy (chronic constipation, successfully treated with lactulose daily) has had recent increase in epistaxis (both...

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Hi and thanks for the query
The two symptoms of epistaxisis and blood in vomitus can be either due to a single disease or a mere co-incidence....

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My son has been drinking penicillin for a tooth infection and hes been wakin up with bloody nose he woke up with this little black spot what looked...

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HELLO AND WELCOME TO HCM FORUM,

As you described,the bleeding started once your son woke up from sleep.

This may be due to many facotrs-

epistaxis...

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