I've been getting bloody noses a lot. Usually every other
day. Sometimes they're so bad I have to sit on the floor because if I stand up
I black out. Should I tell a doctor?
Yes indeed, babe, it’s time to get yourself to your doctor
for a full check-up. Getting a nosebleed every so often is typical and
generally nothing to worry about, but more frequent nosebleeds—more than once
per week—can be a sign of a more serious problem.
What causes nosebleeds?
Dry air is the most common cause of a nosebleed, though
colds and allergies can be culprits, too. Frequent nosebleeds can be caused by
chronic colds and sinus problems. A visit to your doctor could shed some light
on why you’re constantly getting them, as well as lead to potential solutions.
For now, keep in mind…
After you stop a nosebleed, it’s really important that you
don’t strain the thin tissue inside your nose any more than necessary. Heavy
lifting, strenuous activities and nose-blowing should be avoided for a full
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BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 9/11/2011 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN stress, disease, cold busters, doctor, injury, advice, allergies