Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: surprice | 2012/09/21

Q.

bleeding nose

my 3 years old son has asthma, his been coughing to much for more that a week now and he also has a running nose,yesterday he started bleeding through his nose is it normal? what causes that? and how can i treat it?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is not normal for your son's nose to bleed.Sometimes when children have a bad cold their noses may bleed as a result of the virus infection that causes the cold. Use a saline nose spray in your son's nose. Sterimar nasal spray twice daily is recommended.

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