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First Aid Treatment For Nose Bleed
Wash, treat, cover: Wash cuts and scrapes with tap water and a liquid soap. Dry the area and apply an antibiotic ointment such as Bacitracin or bacitracin/polymyxin. Cover with a band-aid. Continue this regimen 1-3 times/day until the wound is healing well, usually 1-2 days more minor cuts and 3-5 days for more significant injuries. Note than rubbing alcohol & hydrogen peroxide often prevent adequate wound healing. ...Read more
Soap & water: Wash all cuts as soon as possible with soap and water, or at least flush with water if unable to wash, and remove any visible foreign bodies. Then cover with polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) (not neosporin!) & a bandage, bringing the wound as closely together as possible, and apply pressure if bleeding continues. If large/deep, over a joint, still bleeding, or difficulties beyond the wound, seek medical care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea ,what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?
CPAP: CPAP OVERVIEW CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a tool which can be used to assist the oxygenation of several respiratory pathologies. CPAP is not a r eplacement for any medicati on or procedure, but a t ool which can provide a high level of ventilatory support without the need for RSI or intubation. Patients whose condition is resistant to parenteral medications but whose respiratory effort does not yet require intubation should be considered prime candidates for CPAP. INDICATIONS ? Respiratory distress secondary to suspected congesti ve heart failure, acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema, pneumonia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (asthma, bronchitis, emphysema). CONTRAINDICATIONS ? Unconsciousness ? Suspected pneumothorax ? Inadequate respiratory drive ? Shock/Hypotension (BP <90) ? Chest wall trauma ? Persistent nausea/vomiting ? Has active upper GI bleeding or history of recent gastric surge ...Read more
Prescribed Phenoxymethly penicillin for infected nose piercing and tonsillitis. 2 4 times a day for 10 days. Is this a good treatment?
What's the treatment for frequent nose bleeding cause by homeopathic remedies? How to make it stop?
Frequent nose bleeds: Your blood may be too thin. Please see your doctor who can measure that. It MAY or may not be due to homeopathic remedies, likely not. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Pinch your nose: Most nose bleeds occur on thefront part of the septum , the wall between the two sides of your nose. Gently blow blood clot out of your nose. With your thumb on the side of your nose that is bleeding, pinch the front of your nose fairly hard for 10 to 15 minutes. Don't stick anything up you nose. Don't pinch the top of your nose. Lean forward, not backward. ...Read more
Decongestants: Give it a few days.Get a more detailed answer ›
When should a second treatment of NIX (permethrin) be done to ensure all lice is dead? 7?8?or 9 days after the first treatment. Please help
7 days: In fact doesn't make much difference, 7 days after the first application would be fine ...Read more
Fingers first!: The best way to stop most nosebleeds is to sit up or stand, lean slightly forward, and then pinch the fleshy part of your nose with your fingers on both sides for ten minutes. If that does not work, u can also soak a cotton ball with afrin (oxymetazoline) and place it in your nostril. Be careful not to put in so far that you can get it out! if you have a history of hypertension, check your BP if your nose bleeds! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I begin using azelestine for post-nasal drip, I have a severe chronic sinusitis. It did work well in the first 2 days then became less effective. Why?
It's an antihistamin: Azelastine is a nasal antihistamine spray. It works very fast and starts providing relief in just 30 minutes. However, antihistamines do not help with all nasal symptoms. They help with the histamine triggered symptoms but there are many other mediators at play. Nasal steroid sprays are much more effective but take several days to work. Nasal saline rinses are also very effective for sinusitis. ...Read more
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