/ Nose Bleeding Injury First Aid Treatment
Bleeding from one or both the nostrils
Bleeding can also be from ears / mouth.
Nosebleeding Symptoms causes
Blowing nose with force
Use of medications, like aspirin
Pushing objects into nose
Injuries / blow to the nose
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
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