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How common are nose bleeds?

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They’re common. One out of every seven people in the United States will have a nose bleed at some point. They’re most common in kids 2-10 years old and adults 50-80 years old.

From: What Causes Nosebleeds? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Otolaryngology: “Nosebleeds.”

KidsHealth.org: “Nosebleeds.”

HealthyChildren.org: “Nosebleed.”

Cleveland Clinic: “When Do Frequent Nose Bleeds Signal Rare, Dangerous Disorder?”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 12, 2017

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SOURCES:

American Academy of Otolaryngology: “Nosebleeds.”

KidsHealth.org: “Nosebleeds.”

HealthyChildren.org: “Nosebleed.”

Cleveland Clinic: “When Do Frequent Nose Bleeds Signal Rare, Dangerous Disorder?”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 12, 2017

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