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Kristin Hayes, R.N.

Cold Dry Weather Can Cause Nosebleeds

By February 24, 2013

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When the weather outside is cold and lacks humidity the tissue inside of our noses can become fragile, especially if you're not drinking enough. Under these conditions your nose may start to bleed if you rub too hard, bump it, pick it, or even spontaneously. Some kids are especially prone to this. To keep this from happening stay hydrated, use a cool mist humidifier, or try an over the counter saline nasal spray. For tips on stopping a bloody nose read:

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