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Bleeding nose when he cries

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B52s Fri 31-Oct-08 10:57:26

Is this normal? When my DS (21 months) is quite upset and crying a lot, a little trickle of blood from his nose mixes in with all the snot and makes it bloody. Not a lot of blood, just enough to make pink snot. He doesn't have nosebleeds any other time, just when he's REALLY upset (about once a week). Most crying situations (several times a day) and he's fine. Should I be worried? Thanks.

MatNanPlus Fri 31-Oct-08 17:49:51

Sounds like a tiny weak vessel, speak to your GP/HV when you see them next. Nose bleeds usually occur when the BP goes up as you say 'normal' crying doesn't trigger it only extreme upset.

B52s Tue 04-Nov-08 12:49:52

Thankyou MatNanPlus. I'll mention it to HV next time we're there.

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