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Nosebleed

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by Wood D

(Epistaxis; Bloody Nose)

 

Causes

Nosebleeds may be caused by:
 

Diagnosis

Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done.
Your doctor may want to do certain tests, such as:
 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
http://www.entnet.org

Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

About Kids Health—The Hospital for Sick Children
http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology
http://www.entcanada.org

 

References


Nosebleed. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated January 15, 2013. Accessed August 21, 2014.


Nosebleeds. American Academy of Family Physicians Family Doctor website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/nosebleeds.html. Updated April 2014. Accessed August 21, 2014.


Nosebleeds. American Academy of Otolaryngology website. Available at: http://www.entnet.org/content/nosebleeds. Updated December 13, 2010. Accessed August 21, 2014.

 

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