You can help your
doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to answer the
How often do you have nosebleeds?
When was your last
How long do your nosebleeds usually last? Do you swallow
What do you think may be causing your
Have you had a nose injury?
treatment measures have you tried to stop the nosebleeds? Did they
What nonprescription medicines have you tried? Did they help?
What prescription and nonprescription medicines do you take? Are
you taking aspirin, warfarin (such as Coumadin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), clopidogrel (Plavix), or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)? Do you take herbal supplements or vitamins?
Bring a list of your medicines with you to your appointment.
have a family history of bleeding problems?
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 25, 2013
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