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Dr. Sonober Umair
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Bloody Nose (Definition)

Bloody nose may be caused by bleeding within the nostrils, or from problems further back in the nasal airways.

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Can nose sprays cause bloody nose?

Can nose sprays cause bloody nose?

Yes: They can irritate the tissue and steroid sprays can thin the nasal lining. Both cases result in increased risk of bloody nose. ...Read more

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Dr. David Astrachan
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Treating a Nose Bleed (Tip)

Treating a Nose Bleed

Nose bleeds usually occur at the outermost part of the nose, so hold down by the nostrils. ...See more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Begin with compression at the front of the nose
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Consider a gentle packing of the nose
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If continuous or frequent, seek emergency help
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What's the best way to treat a bloody nose?

What's the best way to treat a bloody nose?

Hold on tightly: Sit up, lean forward and put your chin on your chest. Grab the fleshy part of your nose and pinch the fleshy part against your face between your thumb and forefinger (like a clothespin). Squeeze tightly for 15 minutes and this should stop most bleeds. Do not blow your nose after this maneuver or you will blow the clot off and it will bleed again. If the bleeding doesn't stop see an md. ...Read more

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What can I do if my breathing treatment for asthma caused me to get a bloody nose is this normal?

What can I do if my breathing treatment for asthma caused me to get a bloody nose is this normal?

Not common: Some people taking albuterol may experience side effects such as a sore or dry throat, this dryness may lead to nose bleed. ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Tip)

Treating a Nose Bleed

Compress at the tip of the nose, not at the bridge, for ten minutes to stop the bleeding. ...See more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Sit upright
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Pinch nose
15 Min, Once for 1 day
Use a nasal decongestant
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How do you get rid of a bloody nose correctly?

How do you get rid of a bloody nose correctly?

Pinch the nose: Pinch the nose till the bleeding stops. Here is a video with more info for you http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=dp_i-gja7ui. ...Read more

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When I was just kid I had bloody nose, now I am 21 still have bloody nose, how do I prevent it? Sometimes won't stop for 2-5min(iam firstaid certified

Nose bleeds: The best way to prevent nose bleeds in your situation is to keep the nose moist. You can try nasal saline spray and saline based gel that can be applied gently with a qtip 2-3 time a day depending on the humidity.If you sleep in a dry environment get a humidifier. If the symptoms persist or accompanied by nasal obstruction, visit an ENT for evaluation. Cauterizaiton of a blood vessel maybe needed. ...Read more

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Dr. John McMahan
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Nosebleeds (Definition)

Nosebleeds is also known as Nose bleeds. A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more

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