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How can you stop nosebleeds with nose cauterization?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Sealing the vessel: Nosebleeds are caused by a bleeding blood vessel or several small vessels, usually on the middle wall of one nostril. Cauterization means using heat, electricity or a chemical to essentially burn the edges of the vessel and seal it closed so blood won't leak anymore.
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