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Nosebleeds that recur often are commonly caused by bleeding
from the front of the nose (anterior epistaxis). Common causes of this type of
Recurring nosebleeds can also be caused by:
A nosebleed that recurs 4 times or more in a week needs
medical evaluation to determine the seriousness of the problem. A nosebleed
that recurs 2 to 3 times in a month may mean that a chronic condition such as
allergies is causing the nosebleeds.
When nosebleeds cannot be
controlled by home treatment, you need to see your doctor.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
Current as ofMay 27, 2016
Current as of:
May 27, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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