A 59-year-old female asked:
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will flying 2 days after nasal cauterization cause my nose to bleed? any suggestions on what to do in case in does bleed?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Usually: just pinching the tip portion of you nose for a few minutes will stop it
Answered on Oct 10, 2019

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