Nosebleed, Shortness of breath: 9 Possible Causes
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What causes nosebleed and shortness of breath? 9 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, is your body's response to specific allergens. It causes uncomfortable symptoms like sneezing and itchy eyes.

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Deviated Septum

The nasal septum is a thin structure, separating the two sides of the nose. If it is not in the middle of the nose, then it is deviated.

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Foreign Body in the Nose

A foreign body in the nose means that an object is present in the nose when it's not naturally supposed to be there. This often happens in small children.

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High Blood Pressure Overview

High blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease, and other serious health problems.

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Skull Fractures

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

A skull fracture is any break in the cranial bone, or the skull. It can result in bleeding, bruising, pain, and swelling. Less severe symptoms include headache, nausea, confusion, and blurred vision.

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Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. If it's left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to your heart. Find out about symptoms and treatment.

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Celiac Disease (Gluten Intolerance)

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by an abnormal immune reaction to gluten. Learn about celiac disease systems, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by the Leishmania parasite found in sand flies.

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Aortic Coarctation

Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital malformation of the aorta in which part of the aorta is constricted or narrowed.

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