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Bloody Nose After Being Hit in The Nose Symptoms & Causes

Understand bloody nose after being hit in the nose symptoms, including 5 causes & common questions.

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Contents

  1. 5 Possible Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics

5 Possible Bloody Nose After Being Hit In The Nose Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced bloody nose after being hit in the nose. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Normal nosebleed (epistaxis)

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

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

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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

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

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

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Have you experienced any nausea?
  • Do you have any body piercings?
  • Have you ever had any surgeries?
  • 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 were most often matched with:

  • 54% Broken Nose
  • 36% Non-Specific Nasal Injury
  • 9% Normal Nosebleed (Epistaxis)

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

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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Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.