17th October 2019

mayoclinic
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What can nosebleeds be a sign of?

The lining of your nose contains many tiny blood vessels that lie close to the surface and are easily damaged. The two most common causes of nosebleeds are: Dry air — when your nasal membranes dry out, they're more susceptible to bleeding and infections. Nose picking.

Thereof, can you get a nosebleed from sneezing?

An infection of the lining of the nose, or sinusitis or infected adenoids can all make nose bleeds more common. An allergy which causes hayfever or sneezing can be the cause. Some people have blood vessels in the nose that bleed easily, perhaps in warm dry air, or after exercise.

Why do you get nosebleeds when you have a cold?

The most common cause of anterior nosebleeds is dry air. A dry climate or heated indoor air irritates and dries out nasal membranes, causing crusts that may itch and then bleed when scratched or picked. Colds may also irritate the lining of the nose. Bleeding may occur after repeated blowing.
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