What should i do when my baby bleeds in the night from his nose?

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Becky - posted on 11/23/2010

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My daughter would get bloody noses a lot too . . . humidifiers would help. I usually didn't know if she got one at night until morning and there was dried blood all over her face & crib. The humidifier helped a lot.

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Jennifer - posted on 11/10/2010

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You might check with his doctor but its sounds like a humidifier is his room would do the trick!!

Maggie - posted on 11/10/2010

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try using a warm mist humidifier to keep the air moist. Also, my sister used to get horrible nose bleeds and it turned out she needed more potassium. Check with your doctor to see what s/he thinks. Potassium can be found in kiwi, banana, and sweet potato - all foods kids love!

Merri - posted on 11/10/2010

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I use to get them all the time so the time i was an infant even to know. ( not as often though) I get them when the weather changes. Once the heat in my house goes on and the air dires out so I have to sleep with a steam humidifier sometimes if my house is to dry. My membrane is really close to the surface. Maybe that will help. Good luck

Catherine - posted on 11/09/2010

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my son is 10mths old and one thing have noticed he likes scratching his nose i guess the nasal itches he bled even last night tried to put in some oil to ease the tension but still...no cloting tho..

Ilene - posted on 11/09/2010

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I got them terribly when I was young. My body needed more water and that seemed to get mine to stop.

Kristen - posted on 11/09/2010

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How old is your baby? My son gets a bloody nose alot. This sounds gross but my husband taught me this trick. You take some toilet paper or tissue and twist the end so it fits in his nose. Then twist it around a few times. What you are looking to do is remove the membrane (looks like a bloody booger). Usually if you can get that out, the nose will stop bleeding. Sorry so graphic LOL

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