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Following are the causes of blood in nose mucus;
2) Nose polyp
3) Idiopathic causes: About 10% of people have no identifiable causes.
5) bacterial or viral infection
6) Nasal septal abnormality.
7) Sinus infection (sinusitis).
You may need an exam by ENT specialist, x-ray and MRI of the sinuses and following blood work;
1) platelet count,
2) bleeding time (BT),
3) prothrombin time (PT),
4) activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT),
5) thrombin time (TT)
6) peripheral blood smear,
7) platelet aggregation in response to ADP, epinephrine, collagen, and ristocetin;
8) platelet release assays,
9) coagulation factor assays,
10) assessment of factor XIII activity via clot solubility testing
11) Tests of fibrinolysis; measurement of fibrin split products and D-dimer levels.
If you are taking aspirin or any related products, you would need to stop them.
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