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Health Tip: What's Behind Your Nosebleed

Posted: Dec 21, 2012 5:00 AM by Diana Kohnle

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(HealthDay News) -- Nosebleeds affect one in seven people during their lives, the American Academy of Otolaryngology says. They're most common among people aged 2-10, and aged 50-80.

The academy says the most common causes of nosebleeds include:

  • Dryness, allergies or infections.
  • Blowing your nose too hard.
  • A blood clotting problem triggered by heredity or a current medication.
  • A skull fracture or fracture of the nose.
  • Tumors or hereditary blood vessel disorders.

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