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Should I tell my doctor if I'm getting a lot of nose bleeds?

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Yes. If you get nose bleeds a lot, you should talk to your doctor about them. Even if they’re not serious enough for emergency care, your doctor needs to know about them so she can figure out why they’re happening.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Nosebleeds: When to see a doctor.”

KidsHealth.org: “Nosebleeds.”

Seattle Children’s Hospital: “Should Your Child See a Doctor? -- Nosebleed.”

University of Utah Health Care / The Scope: “ER or Not: Nosebleed.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 7, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Nosebleeds: When to see a doctor.”

KidsHealth.org: “Nosebleeds.”

Seattle Children’s Hospital: “Should Your Child See a Doctor? -- Nosebleed.”

University of Utah Health Care / The Scope: “ER or Not: Nosebleed.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on May 7, 2019

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