Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Includes Expert Content
    Dogs nose wont stop bleeing.
    kinge36 posted:
    Please help,

    My dog has had 2 to 3 bloody noses in the past ten days. He is still eating and drinking fine and is still very playful. I took him to the vet and they checked him for heart worm and a tick infection and that was neg. They are also doing a complete chemistry panel on him, waiting for the results. Im just so scared of that is a tumor, everything i look up on the computer cancer always pops up. Everything i have read, where dogs were having the same symtoms, they had X-rays and didnt see anything, but the animal did have a tumor. Dont know if i even want to get an X-ray if its not gonna tell me anything. Im just very worried and scared. Any advice what i should do if blood work comes back normal and he keeps bleeding. It is only bleeding from the right nostril. I just was trying to hear some kind of hope from anyone.
    kinge36 responded:
    I forgot to put that is 2 to 3 bloody noses a day for the past ten days.
    Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, DACVIM replied to kinge36's response:
    a bloody nose is scary, but there are more causes than cancer. Nose xrays are hard to interpret and that is why I will typically recommend a CT scan. Happy nose story was of a Maltese - nasty stuff coming from the nose - turned out it was caused by a piece of Christmas tree snuffled up the nose. Fungal infections, sinus inflammation, weird parasite infections can all cause a bloody nose. It is best to follow your vet's diagnostic recommendations step by step which may lead to the need for a diagnostic procedure such as a nasal flush or nasal biospy.

    Ann Hohenhaus

    Helpful Tips

    How to Get Your Cat in a CarrierExpert
    Trying to get your cat in a carrier for a trip to the veterinarians or road trip can be extremely frustrating. Some how a 10# cat that ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    19 of 26 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    Learn more about the AVMA

    WebMD Special Sections