What Causes Nose Bleeds For No Reason?
02.09.2022 338

What Causes Nose Bleeds For No Reason?

Nosebleeds can occur in people of all ages. Sometimes it may be a simple bleeding, while some bleeding can be life-threatening. Therefore, it is an issue that needs to be taken seriously and to be informed.

The entrance area of ​​the nose is very rich in veins. The nosebleeds that occur here may occur due to damage to the vessels due to reasons such as blowing, nose picking. Bleeding to be considered is from the back of the nose. Because it may be caused by high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease. In addition, the cause of these bleedings may be intranasal tumors and nasal tumors.

Very hot, very cold and very dry weather are among the causes of spontaneous bleeding. Traumas, upper respiratory tract infections and foreign bodies escaping into the nose can also be counted among the causes. In addition, allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, hypertension, bleeding disorders increase the risk.

So what to do during bleeding?

If you have encountered the problem of nosebleeds, you should first tilt your head forward. (It is not correct to lift it up.) After tilting, you should press the front of the nose with your finger for 5-10 minutes. Then you can help the checkers contract with the application of ice. (Apply ice by wrapping it in a cloth). Remember to breathe slowly and deeply. You can use an anti-bleeding spray if you have it on hand or if you have one nearby. If the cause of bleeding is unclear, if it has occurred out of the blue, if you have difficulty in stopping it, you should definitely consult a doctor.

Causes of Nosebleeds in Children

Nosebleeds in children are a situation that makes parents very nervous. Usually seen in children between the ages of 2 and 10, nosebleeds are usually not scary. If children pick their noses harshly and insert a foreign object into their nose, it causes irritation of the nasal mucosa. Cracking of capillaries in cold and dry weather, runny nose during upper respiratory tract infection are among the causes of nose bleeding in children. While keeping nails short is a precaution to prevent children from bleeding their noses, parents should also help their children in cleaning. Eliminating the dry air in the homes and keeping the nose moist with sterile salt water can also eliminate the risk of nosebleeds in children.

Can nosebleeds during pregnancy harm the baby?

Nose bleeding during pregnancy is not harmful to the health of the mother or the baby. Small amounts of bleeding can be stopped with simple methods.

Nose Bleeding Causes

The causes of anterior or posterior nosebleeds may be different. These causes may be systemic disorders as well as local events.

Local Causes:  

  • Blows to the nose or face

  • Upper respiratory tract infections

  • Sinusitis

  • Allergic conditions

  • Medication use (cortisone nasal sprays, drying the inside of the nose, blood thinners)

  • Strong nose wiping

  • Strong blowing

  • Dry air

Systemic Causes: 

  • Cardiovascular diseases

  • Blood pressure

  • Diabetes

  • Coagulation disorders

  • Vitamin K deficiency

  • Liver diseases

  • Sinus, nasal and nasal cancers

  • Alcohol use

  • Pregnancy