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Causes And Symptoms Of Epistaxis

Causes And Symptoms Of Epistaxis. Bleeding or hemorrhage is the name used to describe blood loss.  It can refer to blood loss inside the body called internal bleeding. Or it can refer to blood loss outside of the body called external bleeding. Any bleeding per nose is called epistaxis. It is a symptom as well as a sign. It is not a disease but is the result of some local or systemic disease.





Causes And Symptoms Of Epistaxis

Epistaxis is the common occurrence of bleeding from the nose. It happens in our daily life at all ages. Nothing like complications. We should treat the right causes and symptoms without creating complications. Let’s take a look causes and symptoms of epistaxis .



Causes of epistaxis

The two most common causes of nosebleeds are:

A. Dry air – When your nasal membranes dry out, they are more susceptible to bleeding and infections.

B. Nose picking.

C. Other causes of nosebleeds include:

  • Acute sinusitis.
  • Allergies.
  • Aspirin use.
  • Hemophilia (and other bleeding disorders).
  • Blood thinners (anticoagulants), such as warfarin and heparin.
  • Chemical irritants, such as ammonia.
  • Chronic sinusitis.
  • Cocaine use.
  • Common cold.
  • Deviated septum.
  • Foreign body in the nose.
  • Nasal sprays, such as those to treat allergies, if used frequently.
  • Non-allergic rhinitis.
  • Trauma to the nose.

D. Less common causes of nosebleeds include:

  • Alcohol use.
  • Leukemia.
  • Nasal polyps.
  • Nasal surgery.
  • Nasal tumor .
  • Second trimester pregnancy.

Sign and symptoms of epistaxis

A. Sings

  • Anxious.
  • Shock.
  • Discharge of blood.

B. Symptoms

  • Sudden onset of bleeding from the nose.
  • Movement increase bleeding.



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