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Dr. Dov Bloch One of Connecticut Magazine's Top Docs in 2017

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Apr 5, 2017 11:05:30 AM

ASC Otolaryngologist and Surgeon Dr. Dov Bloch has been named to Connecticut Magazine’s Top Docs 2017 list. Dr. Bloch has been practicing at Advanced Specialty Care since 2005. ASC congratulates Dr. Bloch and is honored to be working alongside one of Connecticut’s esteemed physicians. 

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Topics: News & Events, Dr. Dov Boch

What Causes Nosebleeds

Posted by Advanced Specialty Care on Feb 3, 2016 11:39:24 AM

Nosebleeds or epistaxis are very common problems. Most people in the United States will experience nosebleeds at one time or another. But what causes nosebleeds?  It is the result of drying out of the nasal membranes that causes the superficial blood vessels in the lining to bleed. It can be quite frightening and dramatic to see the blood dripping down your face. Sometimes the blood can go down the throat as well. This bleeding tends to be seasonal, usually occurring during the winter months as the heat from your furnace wreaks havoc with your nose causing dryness or crusting. Factors that can lead to nosebleeds include nose-picking (keep your fingers away and cut your kids fingernails!), medications that thin your blood like aspirin, Coumadin, Plavix or NSAIDs, trauma (getting hit on the nose) among others.

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Topics: Blog, Ear, Nose & Throat, Dr. Dov Boch