Health Tip: What's Behind Frequent Nosebleeds?
(HealthDay News) -- Nosebleeds are common during childhood,
especially during the preschool years. Though they can be scary,
they usually aren't caused by a serious problem.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says common causes of
- Allergies or a cold, which can lead to nasal swelling or
- Trauma to the nose, from blowing too hard, picking or putting
an object in the nose.
- Exposure to a very dry environment or harsh fumes.
- An abnormal anatomical structure of the nose.
- An abnormal growth inside the nose.
- A blood-clotting problem.
- Taking medication that dries out the nasal passages.
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