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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.
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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