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my son had bloody boogers...?

my 1 month old son has had a stuffy nose every since like a week after i brought him home. well he sneezed a bunch out this mornin and i wiped his nose and it was bloody. then i sucked some boogers out and there was a bloody one. what could this be? should i take him to the doctor?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:33 PM on Feb. 8, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • His sinus's are probably dried out and tender and bleeding or he could have a sinus infection. Try a humidifier or run a steaming bath and shut the door and hold him in there. Maybe take him to the doc for some meds.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:40 PM on Feb. 8, 2010

  • My nose gets the same way when it's dry. I wouldn't be overly concerned unless it's more than just a bit of blood. You could always call your doctor if you're not sure too.
    Cafe Jenn

    Answer by Cafe Jenn at 3:35 PM on Feb. 8, 2010

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