Nosebleed, also called epistaxis, has a variety of causes ranging from simple explanations to serious diseases. Although simple nosebleeds are usually harmless and self-limiting, a severe nosebleed can actually be life-threatening from blood loss. A nosebleed may be ...

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Simple causes of nosebleed (epistaxis) include:

  • Normal child. Occasional nosebleeds are not uncommon, especially in children.
  • Excessive nose picking
  • Nasal infection ...
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