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* In the demo for ''VideoGame/BioShockInfinite'', your partner character Elizabeth can actually get a nosebleed from using too much of her psychokinetic powers as seen [[http://bioshock.wikia.com/wiki/File:20100918_ch311.jpg here.]] In the final game, Booker experiences nosebleeds as a result of traveling through rifts in space/time.

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* In the demo for ''VideoGame/BioShockInfinite'', your partner character Elizabeth can actually get a nosebleed from using too much of her psychokinetic powers as seen [[http://bioshock.wikia.com/wiki/File:20100918_ch311.jpg here.]] In the final game, Booker experiences nosebleeds as a result of traveling through rifts in space/time.when his mind tries to comprehend differences between what he believes about his experiences within the multiverse and what memories he's repressed.


* In ''[[FanFic/SovereignGFCOrigins Origins]]'', a ''Franchise/MassEffect''[=/=]''Franchise/StarWars''[[spoiler:[=/=]''[=Borderlands=]''[=/=]''[=Halo=]'']] MassiveMultiplayerCrossover, an unscrupulous asari experiences this. [[StarWars Disruptor]] blast 1, biotic barriers 0. The encounter is ultimately fatal even though she doesn't end up vaporized.

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* In ''[[FanFic/SovereignGFCOrigins Origins]]'', ''Fanfic/{{Origins}}'', a ''Franchise/MassEffect''[=/=]''Franchise/StarWars''[[spoiler:[=/=]''[=Borderlands=]''[=/=]''[=Halo=]'']] MassiveMultiplayerCrossover, an unscrupulous asari experiences this. [[StarWars Disruptor]] blast 1, biotic barriers 0. The encounter is ultimately fatal even though she doesn't end up vaporized.

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* The first time Eliot from ''[[Series/TheMagicians2016 The Magicians]]'' accidentally used magic, he got a nosebleed.

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* Visenna gives herself one after overexerting herself healing Geralt in ''Franchise/TheWitcher Literature/SwordOfDestiny''.


* The '80s movie version of ''Film/{{Dune}}'' involved a scene in which several Bene Gesserit (psychic witches) cried blood when Paul drank [[PsychoSerum the Water of Life]].

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* The '80s movie version of ''Film/{{Dune}}'' ''Film/Dune1984'' involved a scene in which several Bene Gesserit (psychic witches) cried blood when Paul drank [[PsychoSerum the Water of Life]].

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* ''Anime/NightheadGenesis'': Naoto gets a nose-bleed in class after being overwhelmed with his powers.


* ''Series/{{Heroes}}''
** Telepathic cop Matt Parkman in the first season

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* ''Series/{{Heroes}}''
''Series/{{Heroes}}'':
** Telepathic cop Matt Parkman in the first seasonseason.



* In the fifth season of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', Willow gets some of these after using a teleportation spell on Glory.

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* In the fifth season of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' episode "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS5E13BloodTies Blood Ties]]", Willow gets some of these after using a teleportation spell on Glory.



* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''

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* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'':



** In the episode "The Muse", Jake experiences a Psychic Nosebleed ([[spoiler:twice]]) because an alien creature is [[spoiler: stimulating his creativity in order to feed off his mental energy]].
* ''Series/{{Lost}}''

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** In the episode "The Muse", "[[Recap/StarTrekS04E21TheMuse The Muse]]", Jake experiences a Psychic Nosebleed ([[spoiler:twice]]) because an alien creature is [[spoiler: stimulating his creativity in order to feed off his mental energy]].
* ''Series/{{Lost}}''''Series/{{Lost}}'':


* Used in ''Film/TheWizardOfGore'' to show that Montag had the morgue attendant hypnotized. It's later revealed that the attendant died from the experience.

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* Used An UrExample appears in ''Film/TheWizardOfGore'' to show that Montag had the morgue attendant hypnotized. It's later revealed that the attendant died from the experience.



* Three years prior to the TropeMaker, ''Film/TheFury'' presented an UrExample. Gillian's unfamiliarity with her powers causes bleeding on people who touch her, especially if they're already injured in some way (i.e. a wound opens back up). At the end, [[spoiler: she weaponizes her by-then enhanced powers to kill the BigBad by making him explode]].

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* Three years prior to the TropeMaker, ''Film/TheFury'' presented an another UrExample. Gillian's unfamiliarity with her powers causes bleeding on people who touch her, especially if they're already injured in some way (i.e. a wound opens back up). At the end, [[spoiler: she weaponizes her by-then enhanced powers to kill the BigBad by making him explode]].


* The 80s movie version of ''Film/{{Dune}}'' involved a scene in which several Bene Gesserit (psychic witches) cried blood when Paul drank [[PsychoSerum the Water of Life]].

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* The 80s '80s movie version of ''Film/{{Dune}}'' involved a scene in which several Bene Gesserit (psychic witches) cried blood when Paul drank [[PsychoSerum the Water of Life]].



* In the Chevy Chase comedy ''Film/ModernProblems'', he uses his new psychic powers to make someone else's nose bleed.

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* In the Chevy Chase comedy ''Film/ModernProblems'', he uses his new psychic powers to make someone else's nose bleed. Note that ''Scanners'' was released in January 1981 and this was released that December, making it likely this was a deliberate ShoutOut or spoof.


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* Three years prior to the TropeMaker, ''Film/TheFury'' presented an UrExample. Gillian's unfamiliarity with her powers causes bleeding on people who touch her, especially if they're already injured in some way (i.e. a wound opens back up). At the end, [[spoiler: she weaponizes her by-then enhanced powers to kill the BigBad by making him explode]].

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11306694/6/Death-God-of-New-York Death God of New York]]'', when Natasha first materializes [[Manga/{{Bleach}} spiritual ribbons]] on her own, she notices none of them are Nick Fury's even though he's in the next room. In an attempt to materialize his, she ends up getting a nosebleed before remembering Ichigo's comment that people can learn to suppress their spiritual energy to go undetected.

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* In ''Film/Freaks2018'', Abnormals bleed from one corner of their eye when they use their power in an intense manner. In extreme cases, they start coughing blood as well.


* This happens to all [[PsychicPowers mentalists]] in the ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'' when they overstress their powers past their normal limits.

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* In ''Film/Malevolent2018'', one of the indications that Angela is starting to come into her medium abilities is that she's started getting nosebleeds in the presence of paranormal activity.

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* Penric gets a nosebleed from shamanic magic in ''Literature/WorldOfTheFiveGods'', but justified in that that's his way of powering the BloodMagic.


->''I, I must remind you that the, uh, scanning experience is usually a painful one, sometimes resulting in nosebleeds, earaches, stomach cramps, nausea.''

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->''I, ->''"I, I must remind you that the, uh, scanning experience is usually a painful one, sometimes resulting in nosebleeds, earaches, stomach cramps, nausea.''"''

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