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Health / Nose Bleeding Injury First Aid Treatment

Nosebleeding Symptoms
  • Bleeding from one or both the nostrils
  • Bleeding can also be from ears / mouth.
Nosebleeding Symptoms causes
  • Dryness
  • Blowing nose with force
  • Use of medications, like aspirin
  • Nose picking
  • Pushing objects into nose
  • Injuries / blow to the nose
  • Nose Infections
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Disorders of Blood-clotting
Nose bleeding Management
  • Tell the patient not to be panic and make him / her to sit in upright position with his head slightly forward.
  • With thumb and index finger, one should apply pressure on soft part of nostrils below the nose bridge.
  • Apply pressure on nostrils soft part below the nose bridge with thumb and index finger till it stops bleeding.
  • If the nostrils are pinched tell the patient to breathe through the mouth.
  • Cloths has to be Loosen around the neck
  • After 10 minutes, release pressure on nostrils to check if the bleeding has stopped or not.
  • If bleeding persists, just go for a medical aid immediately.
  • Tell patient not to sniff / blow their nose for at least 15 minutes
External Links / References

Haffkine Institute

Symptoms of Heart Attack

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