Doctor insights on: What to do if your nose wont stop bleeding
Pinch nose, use Afrin (oxymetazoline): Nosebleeds occur for a variety of reasons. In children, 90% of nose bleeds occur in the front near the nostrils, which is why pinching the nose helps stop it, since pressure is applied. In adults, it can also be posteriorly as well, so pinching helps in fewer cases. Lean head forward, not backward, so you do not swallow the blood. Spray afrin (oxymetazoline). See your doctor/ent to look in nose and discuss causes. ...Read more
Medical evaluation.: You may have a blood vessel in one of your nostrils that is damaged. With a week of bleeding it is important that this be treated. See that you are dizzy with morning sickness. If you have bled heavily that could be one of the reasons. If you are actively bleeding now, I would just go to an emergency room. Take care. ...Read more
What can I do if my nose won't stop bleeding. It's been bleeding nonstop for the past 3-4 hours. What do I do?
Hi I was wondering if u could help me with my problem I have been bleeding for my nose and the bleeding won't stop till an hour later and this has been occurring for the past week?
Congestion.?: Nose bleed is very common during seasonal allergy time. Swollen, crispy nasal mucosa can bleed easily. Unless more serious problem (bleeding disorder or taking blood thinner, Aspirin.) Use ice/ cold washcloth over face, neck. Bend forward and squeeze nose for 5-10 min. Gently release. Preventively use daily nasal saline rinse, nasal gel for night- prevent dryness, cracking, crustiness. ...Read more
I was wiping my face when the side of my nose (alar crease area) started to bleed rapidly and it won't stop. What happened? How to stop bleeding?
Hope you are well?:
Bleeding like you described is unusual. I hope you have managed to stop it with gentle pressure on the bleeding spot.
If the bleeding continues, you should go to the ER to find if you have any health problems which makes you more prone to bleeding.
Give us a follow up and tell us what you have done about this problem so far?? ...Read more
Nosebleed: Apply an ice pack, lean forward into a sink so you can see how much blood there is without swallowing it, pinch the bridge of your nose, call emergency services or be take to ER if this doesn't help or it gets worse. It may need to be packed by an ENT specialist ...Read more
Nose that won't seem to heal for years. What would be a good home remedy to stop the nasal bleeding?
Moisturization: A dry irritated nasal lining can be painful, result in stuffiness and bleed. This is generally more common during the dry winter months, assuming you live in an area where it gets cold and dry. You can use vaseline in small amounts, ayr saline gel or ponaris nasal emollient (you may have trouble finding it but ask your pharmacist)all intranasally. If no better, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more
It felt like a runny nose but it was light bleeding that didn't stop for about 20 mins. It left me with light pain between my eyes that won't leave.
Several things: One make sure you are keeping your nasal mucous membranes moist. This means considering using a humidifier in your home. Also consider nasal saline spray. But there could be something else going on with your nose and you, first, would need to have a doctor take a look in your nose to rule out more concerning problems. Best of luck. ...Read more
I hit something and my nose is bleeding since 4 hours, nothing helped to stop the bleeding. And I'm feeling so cold I don't know why, what should I do?
Emergent care: You need emergent care for a 4 hour nose bleed that is not stopping. You can get seriously anemic which may be what you are already experiencing. Get emergent care asap! Best wishes. ...Read more
Pressure on Location: The bleeding is typically from capillaries in an area called kiesselbach’s area, just past the body near the nares. Look it up on google images. Sitting, keeping you head up, working to calm/relax, & sustained pressure on the area (pinching nose, side to side) for long enough without moving/letting up to check (usually ~5 minutes, timed, long enough) will typically stop the oozing. ...Read more
Pressure: Bow your head and pinch the soft part of your nostrils for at least 10 minutes. If bleeding continues to be runny and flowing, then blow your nose to clear the blood and clots out, and apply 2 sprays of afrin (oxymetazoline) to each side of the nose and re apply pressure for another 10 minutes. Assuming your blood pressure is not too high, and you are not taking a blood thinner, this should stop the bleeding, . ...Read more
Nose bleeds: If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up ; hold your head ; neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek medical assistance. ...Read more
Pinch nostrils: Pinch his nostrils together for ten minutes. ...Read more
See Dr.: Common reasons for nose bleeds include: nasal congestion or nasal dryness, ^ blood pressure, excessive use of decongestants, being at a ^ altitude, trauma to the nose, nose picking, or blowing the nose hard. Bacterial & viral infections can ^ risk as well as bleeding disorders. Recurrent nose bleeds may be due to a broken vessel in the nose. Alcohol or Cocaine abuse can lead to nose bleeds. ...Read more
Not usually: I would have to know more. If you are careful yourself, you should be fine. My entire family rabbit hunters and I know of no problems. ...Read more
Why bleeding: Would determine the cause of the persistant nose bleed by seeing an ent. If there are issues with easy bleeding see your doctor who can run tests to see if there is a problem and refer you to a hematolgist. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- My nose wont stop bleeding
- Mole wont stop bleeding
- Staph infection wont stop bleeding
- Cut on foreskin wont stop bleeding
- Why wont my nose stop running?
- My nose will not stop bleeding
- Non stop nose bleeding
- At what age do your periods stop
- Gums wont stop bleeding