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DP has been getting lots of headaches and now keeps having nosebleeds.....

(8 Posts)
zephyrcat Wed 12-Sep-07 08:56:30

He is very stressed just now and over the last couple of weeks has ben getting constant headaches. Yesterday afternoon he got a headache and then had a big nosebleed. This morning he's had 2 more nosebleeds and still got the headache.

He says it used to happen all the time, years ago and that it'll pass. I want to get him an appointment with the doc today... should I just go ahead and make him one?

tissy Wed 12-Sep-07 08:57:22

yes,

he could have high blood pressure

zephyrcat Wed 12-Sep-07 09:03:45

Is it a common thing to have nosebleeds with headaches? I asked him if he'd prefer me to take the kids to school and I got "It's only a headache, I'm not going to die" I'm thinking it's obviously more than 'just' a headache.....

WaynettaVonSlob Wed 12-Sep-07 09:08:28

I'd probably try to take my DH to the doc if it was me, but he'd probably respond the same way as your DH!!

curiouscat Wed 12-Sep-07 09:17:10

I'd get him to go to doc. My MIL was diagnosed with high blood pressure following an uncontrollable nosebleed. If he's stressed out all the more reason to get a check up. Good luck.

zephyrcat Wed 12-Sep-07 09:38:40

I've booked him in so will see what he says when he gets back! Thanks for the reassurance that he needs to go though

expatinscotland Wed 12-Sep-07 09:41:19

Another guess that it might be hypertension.

WaynettaVonSlob Fri 14-Sep-07 15:36:36

Zephyr, how did it go?

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