nose bleeds

Nasal Trauma (fractures)

Nasal trauma is defined as any injury to the nose or related structure that may result in bleeding, a physical deformity, a decreased ability to breathe normally because of obstruction, or an impaired sense of smell. The injury may be either internal or external.

Nasal Allergies

Nasal Allergy is a collection of symptoms, mostly in the nose and eyes, which occur when you breathe in something you, are allergic to, such as dust, dander, or pollen.

Recurrent Sinus Infections

Sinus Infections refers to inflammation of the sinus cavities, which are moist, hollow spaces in the bones of the face. If the opening from a sinus cavity becomes plugged, the flow of mucus is blocked and pressure builds up, causing pain and inflammation. Recurrent sinus infections are defined as three or more sinus infections per year. These may be due to an incompletely treated chronic sinus infection, or new infections with different bacteria.

Nasal Obstruction (Congestion)

Nasal congestion is the blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels. It is also known as nasal blockage, nasal obstruction, blocked nose, stuffy nose, or stuffed up nose.

Nasal Septal Deviation

Nasal septum deviation is a common physical disorder of the nose, involving a displacement of the nasal septum. It is most frequently caused by impact trauma, such as by a blow to the face. It can also be a congenital disorder, caused by compression of the nose during childbirth.

Nasal Polyps

Nasal polyps are sac-like growths of inflamed tissue lining the nose (nasal mucosa) or sinuses.

Nose Bleeds

The nose is a part of the body rich in blood vessels (vascular) and is situated in a vulnerable position as it protrudes on the face. As a result, trauma to the face can cause nasal injury and bleeding. The bleeding may be profuse, or simply a minor complication. Nosebleeds can occur spontaneously when the nasal membranes dry out and crack. This is common in dry climates, or during the winter months when the air is dry and warm from household heaters.