Blood on tissue when blow nose

Patient : When I blow my nose, which seems fairly regular these days,possible allergies I suppose,I get regular blood spotting on the tissue. I am 57, a little over weight, an ex smoker15yrs without smoking. Used to be fairly fit. I wonder whether this is a sign of something more sinister!!?
Symptoms:  I sneeze quite often in day, which I think is from this modern environment.
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