Anterior nosebleeds make up more than 90% of all nosebleeds. The bleeding usually comes from a blood vessel at the very front part of the nose. Anterior nosebleeds are usually easy to control, either by measures that can be performed at home or by a doctor.
Repeated nosebleeds may be a symptom of another disease such as high blood pressure, allergies, a bleeding disorder, or a tumor of the nose or sinuses
After the bleeding has stopped
Try to prevent any irritation to the nose, such as sneezing or nose blowing, for 24 hours.
Ice packs may help.
Exposure to dry air, such as in a heated home in the winter, can contribute to the problem.
Adding moisture to the air with a humidifier or vaporizer will help keep the nose from drying out and triggering more bleeding. Another option is to place a pan filled with water near a heat source, such as a radiator, which allows the water to evaporate and adds moisture to the air.
If the bleeding does not stop then medical intervention is required by an ENT surgeon, as nasal packing or cauterization may be required in order to stop the
Management of Nose-Bleeds
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