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Why do some children get nosebleeds more often than others?
Seek medical treatment for any disease causing the nosebleeds.
For example, patients might notice blood on their toothbrush from bleeding gums or might develop nosebleeds.
If the person frequently suffers sudden, intense nosebleeds, they should also consult a doctor.
In very severe cases, skin from the leg can be transplanted into the nose to stop frequent nosebleeds.Advertisement
As a result, frequent and heavy nosebleeds are common in people with Gaucher disease.
People who snort cocaine may develop frequent nosebleeds and even do permanent damage to the nasal tissues.
If the drug is snorted, some users will experience nosebleeds immediately after using the drug or later.
Nasal congestion, dry nose, dry eyes, sore throat, and nosebleeds are common CPAP problems.
Most parents consult a pediatrician or primary care doctor after noticing their child has the typical purpuric skin rash, frequent nosebleeds, or bleeding from the digestive or urinary tract.Advertisement
If nosebleeds or bleeding from the mouth or other parts of the body have been reported, the doctor will examine these areas for other possible causes of bleeding.
Nosebleeds can be treated with ice packs when necessary.
The symptoms to be alert for are frequent nosebleeds or frequent bruising with no specific cause, particularly if the child has had a recent illness or virus.
The parent of a child with albinism should also call the doctor if the child bruises easily or has unusual bleeding, such as repeated nosebleeds or bloody diarrhea.
Recurrent nosebleeds are a nearly universal symptom in this condition.Advertisement
Usually the nosebleeds begin in childhood and become worse with age.
Frequent nosebleeds should be followed up with the pediatrician.
Parents should be aware that frequent nosebleeds are a common sign of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
Most nosebleeds are treated by five to 30 minutes of direct pressure on the nostrils, with the child's head placed in an upright position.
Nosebleeds or tissue damage caused by scratching or picking at the nose usually clear completely once the child stops these habits.Advertisement
Minor nosebleeds and uncomplicated fractures of the nose caused by accidents generally heal without problems and are quickly absorbed into the family's routine.
Symptoms include sudden onset of small bruises or spots of hemorrhage on the skin or bleeding into mucous membranes (such as nosebleeds).
Nosebleeds and blood in the stool with a black, tarlike appearance are also signs of von Willebrand's disease.
Easy bruising, profuse nosebleeds, postpartum hemorrhage, excessively prolonged or heavy menstrual bleeding, and postsurgical hemorrhage may also result.
Nearly 50 percent of individuals with this disorder experience no symptoms, but others may notice blood in their urine, nosebleeds, or bruising.Advertisement
It involves reduced activity of factor XI and is characterized by mild bleeding such as nosebleeds (epistaxis) or prolonged menstrual bleeding, or mild bleeding after tonsillectomies or dental extractions.
Type 1, the mildest form of VWD, is usually associated with easy bruising, recurrent nosebleeds, heavy menstrual periods, and prolonged bleeding after surgeries and invasive work.
These children usually experience prolonged bleeding from cuts, easy bruising, nosebleeds, skin hematomas, and prolonged bleeding from the gums following tooth extraction and minor trauma.
However there are significant side effects, including temporary worsening of the acne; dry skin; nosebleeds; vision disorders; and elevated liver enzymes, blood fats, and cholesterol.
Side effects are usually mild, but may include headaches, nosebleeds, and unpleasant taste sensations.Advertisement
Although unexpected or persistent bleeding from anywhere is a warning sign of cancer and should be investigated, nosebleeds are rarely a sign of serious illness.
Nosebleeds most often come from the front of the septum, the cartilage that separates the nose into two nostrils.
These anterior nosebleeds comprise 80 percent of all nosebleeds.
Posterior nosebleeds, which come from the back of the nose, are less common and much harder to manage.
It is difficult to determine how much blood is lost in these nosebleeds.Advertisement
Though it is a common misconception that children are more susceptible to nosebleeds than adults, research has found that nosebleeds are more prevalent in older adults and more often are a sign of other health problems.
Nosebleeds do, however, occur frequently in childhood.
About 30 percent of children up to five years of age have had spontaneous nosebleeds that appeared without apparent injury to the nose.
Moreover, over half of adults with recurring nosebleeds had them as children.
Only about 10 percent of children with frequent nosebleeds have been found to have a previously undiagnosed bleeding disorder.Advertisement
The most common cause of nosebleeds is injury from picking or blowing the nose.
Physical injury to the nose from falls, sports, or fighting can also cause nosebleeds.
Chemical irritants such as cleaning products, aerosols, and paint can irritate the nose, sometimes resulting in nosebleeds.
Children with deviated septums or crooked noses are also prone to nosebleeds.
Nosebleeds occur more frequently in the winter when the air is cold outside and homes are filled with dry air from furnaces and other heating sources.Advertisement
Even some medications can cause nosebleeds.
Overuse of nasal sprays can also produce nosebleeds.
In addition, nosebleeds can be a side effect of alcohol abuse.
Nosebleeds in children can sometimes be caused by children putting objects into their noses.
Frequent nosebleeds, especially if they are occurring more often and are not due to colds, allergies, or trauma, will need to be seen by a doctor as well.Advertisement
Most nosebleeds will stop within this time period, especially if the child is encouraged to remain calm.
Homeopathic remedies can be one of the quickest and most effective treatments for nosebleeds.
If nosebleeds recur within that time, it is recommended to take 500 mg of bioflavonoids twice a day.
Most common nosebleeds are easily managed and can be prevented.
Serious nosebleeds need further investigation but are usually controlled by treating the underlying cause.
Keeping the home cooler in winter and using a humidifier help keep the nasal passages moist and reduce the risk of nosebleeds due to dry air.
Gently blowing the nose and not picking it will also prevent nosebleeds.
Nosebleeds can be frightening for children.
Side effects may include headaches, nosebleeds, and unpleasant taste sensations.
Other side effects could include blisters, nosebleeds, and vomiting.