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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Bloody Nose After Being Hit in the Nose

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced bloody nose after being hit in the nose. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Normal Nosebleed (Epistaxis)

    A bloody nose can be caused by a host of things, but is often idiopathic (without cause).

    1 day

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    bloody nose, vomiting with streaks of blood
    Symptoms that always occur with normal nosebleed (epistaxis):
    bloody nose
    Symptoms that never occur with normal nosebleed (epistaxis):
    severe nosebleed, nausea or vomiting
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  2. 2.Non - Specific Nasal Injury

    Nasal injuries are very common due to the position of the nose on the face. While fragile, many injuries to the nose are not actually fractures.

    Great prognosis with full recovery in a few days

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    constant nose pain, nose pain caused by trauma, swollen nose, nose bruise, bloody nose after being hit in the nose
    Symptoms that always occur with non-specific nasal injury:
    nose pain caused by trauma, constant nose pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  3. 3.Broken Nose

    Nasal fractures are common occurrences. The force needed to break the nasal bones is less than any of the other bones of the face because of their thinness and position. For kids, treatment and diagnosis is different because of the bones may not be fully formed.

    With treatment, return to normal breathing and looks is highly likely.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    mouth breathing, constant nose pain, swollen nose, nose pain caused by trauma, nose bruise
    Symptoms that always occur with broken nose:
    nose pain caused by trauma, swollen nose, constant nose pain
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room
  4. 4.Eye - Socket (Orbital) Fracture

    The middle part of the face or around the eye is fragile. A strong force hitting the area can cause a fracture, which can often hurt the surrounding soft tissue, making it an emergency to diagnose and treat.

    Surgery may be necessary. Outcome depends on the severity of the injury

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    swelling of the eye area, recent eye injury, eye pain from an injury, bruised eye, recent injury from a fall
    Symptoms that always occur with eye-socket (orbital) fracture:
    eye pain from an injury, recent eye injury
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room
  5. 5.Nosebleed Requiring Treatment

    Nosebleeds are a common disorder that many (60%) will experience. It can be caused by a number of things that rupture the blood vessels in the nose such as: dry air, picking your nose, getting hit in the nose, or even just getting older

    Nosebleeds universally get better after treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    severe nosebleed
    Symptoms that always occur with nosebleed requiring treatment:
    severe nosebleed
    Urgency:
    In-person visit

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Bloody Nose After Being Hit in the Nose

  • Q.Have you experienced any nausea?
  • Q.Do you have any body piercings?
  • Q.Have you ever had any surgeries?
  • Q.Do you have an object stuck in your nose?

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Bloody Nose After Being Hit in the Nose Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced bloody nose after being hit in the nose have also experienced:

    • 16% Nose Pain Caused by Trauma
    • 12% Nose Pain
    • 8% Swollen Nose
  • People who have experienced bloody nose after being hit in the nose had symptoms persist for:

    • 56% Less Than a Day
    • 17% Less Than a Week
    • 14% Over a Month
  • People who have experienced bloody nose after being hit in the nose were most often matched with:

    • 54% Broken Nose
    • 36% Non - Specific Nasal Injury
    • 9% Normal Nosebleed (Epistaxis)
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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