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1.  Nose Injury
Nosebleeds are common and rarely indicate a serious medical problem. However, frequent nosebleeds, a bleed that lasts longer than 20 minutes or occurs after an injury may require medical attention. Dry air is the mos...
Symptoms:
  • Nosebleed
2.  Broken Nose
A broken nose-also called a nasal fracture or nose fracture-is a break or crack in a bone or in the cartilage in your nose. These breaks most often occur over the bridge or in the septum (the area that divides you...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Black eye
  • Fracture of facial bone
  • Facial swelling
  • Nosebleed
  • Pain
3.  Foreign Body in the Nose
Children are naturally inquisitive and often wonder how things work. Usually, they display this curiosity by asking questions, or by exploring the world around them. One of the dangers that can occur as a result of thi...
Symptoms:
  • Nosebleed
  • Irritable mood
  • Discharge from nose
  • Irritation of nose
  • Nose discharge, foul smelling
4.  Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis, also called hay fever, is the group of uncomfortable symptoms that occur when your body is exposed to a specific allergen. An allergen is a typically harmless substance, such as grass or dust, whic...
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  • Sinusitis
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Nosebleed
  • Mouth irritation
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Hypertension, or high blood pressure (HBP), increases the risk of heart attack, stroke & other health problems. Learn HBP symptoms & get treatment under an MD's care.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Headache
  • Blood in urine
  • Nosebleed
  • Pain
6.  Common Cold Overview
The common cold is a virus that involves symptoms like sneezing, a runny nose and a headache. Learn the causes, symptoms and treatments for the common cold now!
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Watering eyes
  • Body ache
  • Nosebleed
  • Muscle pain
7.  Low Platelet Count (Thrombocytopenia)
Blood is made up of several types of cells. These cells float in a liquid called plasma. The types of blood cells are: red blood cells white blood cells platelets, or thrombocytesWhen your skin is injured or broken...
Symptoms:
  • Heavy menstrual period
  • Bruises
  • Bleeding skin rash
  • Bruises easily
  • Nosebleed
8.  Deviated Septum
The nasal septum is a thin structure, separating the two sides of the nose. If it is not in the middle of the nose, then it is deviated.
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stridor
  • Nosebleed
9.  Christmas Disease (Hemophilia B)
Christmas disease - also called hemophilia B or factor IX hemophilia - is a rare genetic disorder in which your blood does not clot properly. If you have Christmas disease, your body produces little or no blood-clottin...
Symptoms:
  • Anemia
  • Blood in urine
  • Rectal hemorrhage
  • Black eye
  • Nosebleed
10.  Factor X Deficiency
Factor X deficiency, also called Stuart-Prower factor deficiency, is a condition caused by not having enough of the protein known as factor X in your blood. Factor X plays a role in blood clotting, also calle...
Symptoms:
  • Anemia
  • General weakness
  • Black eye
  • Shortness of breath on exertion
  • Nosebleed
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