With the recent swelling of my right ankle, I've been thinking about blood clots alot. Over the past 2 or 3 years, I've had blood clots coming out of my nose, and I'm wondering if this is normal. I asked my doctor's nurse once, and she didn't think it was a big deal, BUT she screws up all the time. My doctor is great, but I don't trust her nurse.
Background: I hate having boogers in my nose. I don't pick boogers out with my finger, but I do roll up a kleenex and shove it way up there, usually at least once a day. Sometimes, like maybe a few times a month, the kleenex pulls out a really big blood clot. It always comes from way up there, and it continues to bleed until I get every little and/or big blood clot out.
I just did an internet search, and didn't find anything, which leads me to believe that maybe this is normal??? I've never heard anyone else talk about blood clots coming out of their nose, but I guess it wouldn't be a commonly talked about subject.
I'll be calling my doc tomorrow about the ankle, and I'll ask about the nose clots as well. I bring it up here because I like the opinions of many, not just one. TIA.