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    Hope someone know something about nasal sprays

    of course this happens at 7 pm... lol

    my dr put me on a steroid nasal spray. 2 sprays 1xday.. So for the last 2 days my right nostril has been plugging up, i have allergies so I did not think too much of it. So I am on the phone w/my son and I just started massaging my right side of my nostril/face (not up my nose, lol) all the sudden I'm like **** must have broke something loose-runny snot...oh no i look at my hand and its blood, blood is running out of my nose like a faucet. It only lasted about 3ish minutes but scared the **** out of me, still feeling a little panicky. I have never had a nose bleed out of the blue in my life.

    Anyone know if steroid nasal sprays could cause this kind of thing? I have been on it for about 3 weeks, squirting away faithfully. Wondering if I should go to the ER.

    Thanks for any help.

  • #2
    Ya know....I was told my dog who is on prednisone

    could have nose bleeds. So Yes, I bet it is related. Don't panic. Call Walgreens pharmacy and ask the druggest, they are good at answering such questions. Maybe get advice too.

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    • #3
      Probably don't need the ER

      Since your nosebleed stopped, I agree with the post that says phone the pharmacist.

      Lots of things can cause a nosebleed, plus with your allergy/sinus problems you have probably been sniffing and blowing - that may have contributed.

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      • #4
        Thank you, I did call Walgreens, they were as always very helpful. Not going to use the spray anymore, it was helping but at what price. anyway..Thank you again for the reply, I feel better now, got myself calmed down. Sometimes I can be a neurotic mess, lol.

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