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Nosebleed in 6 mo

(4 Posts)
mumtojohn Tue 16-Jun-09 07:13:46

Hi all,

This morning and yesterday my DS (6 months) has had some dried blood in his snot. Is this normal? It isn't a full on nosebleed, but it's definitely blood and there is a fair amount.

Thanks.

missingtheaction Tue 16-Jun-09 07:38:14

I'd take him to GP today. Has he had a cold?

monkeypinkmonkey Tue 16-Jun-09 07:54:16

My DS been having them since around that age. It really freaked me out when it 1st happened. I took him to doc as he was having them everynight but turns out it's hayfever as we are nosebleed free in the winter.

mumtojohn Tue 16-Jun-09 17:19:11

He has had a couple of colds since birth (thought breastfed babies weren't meant to get them?!) so maybe another one is coming. I asked around today and apparently a bit of blood is fairly common. I think I will make an appt anyway. Thanks for responding.

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