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    Stage 5 Kidney Failure: What does Nosebleed Mean

    2013-09-23 15:24| Font Size A A A

    Stage 5 Kidney Failure: What does Nosebleed MeanNosebleed can be scary and panicky. The problem may affect some people with Stage 5 Kidney Failure. What does it mean if this condition occur? Read on to find out the possible causes.

    The nose has large amount of blood vessels located at vulnerable points. Thus it is very easy for the nose to get hurt and start bleeding. When a patient with Stage 5 Kidney Failure experience nosebleed, he may develop problems as below:

    a. Elevated blood pressure, or hypertension. Very high level of blood pressure for an extent periods may cause nose bleeding. Combination of nose bleeding and high blood pressure is a dangerous situation.

    b. Vitamin deficiencies. It may occur due to deficiency of certain vitamins, especially K and C. A lack of vitamin B-9, B-12, and A can also raise risk of this problem.

    c. Abnormalities of blood clotting mechanism. This often occurs in Stage 5 Kidney Failure patients accompanied by uremic syndrome.

    d. Side effect of some medicines like those contain blood thinning ingredients.

    It is quite essential to stop a nosebleed as soon as possible. Here are a few tips to equip you better to stop this problem.

    Sit straight an lean forward to decrease the pressure on the veins of the nose as well as prevent people from swallowing the blood.

    Lie down on the back with head straight.

    Lightly pinch the nose just above the nostrils with index finger and thumb for 5-10 minutes.

    Now that you know what cause nosebleed in Stage 5 Kidney Failure, you should talk to your doctor about treat and prevent this problem. If you still have doubt about kidney disease management, feel free to leave a message in the below. Take care!

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