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Bloody Nose in Children

Patient: My daughter is 20 months and she is having nose bleeds. She will just be playing and it starts bleeding. Is this a main concern or is it just the weather?

 

 

Doctor: Several conditions can result in nose bleeds in children. Most of these conditions can easily be treated and are not a c ause for concern. However, you should still have your daughter evaluated by a doctor. The following are some of the more common causes for nose bleeds in children:Incidental trauma such as nose-picking (especially dry nasal membranes)Foreign objectsInflammatory conditions such as rhinitis and sinusitisBleeding disorders

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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