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How to stop a nose bleed?

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Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Pressure

To stop a nosebleed you have to squeeze the soft part of the nose firmly for 5-10 minutes.
Afterwards apply ocean gel to the nares every hour or two for the next several hours.

In brief: Pressure

To stop a nosebleed you have to squeeze the soft part of the nose firmly for 5-10 minutes.
Afterwards apply ocean gel to the nares every hour or two for the next several hours.
Dr. Subir Mitra
Dr. Subir Mitra
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Dr. Salma Elfaki
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pressure

Have the patient lean forward and pinch the tip of both nostrils and hold gentle pressure for several minutes until bleeding stops.
If the bleeding is profuse and not stopping after 15 minutes go see a doctor.

In brief: Pressure

Have the patient lean forward and pinch the tip of both nostrils and hold gentle pressure for several minutes until bleeding stops.
If the bleeding is profuse and not stopping after 15 minutes go see a doctor.
Dr. Salma Elfaki
Dr. Salma Elfaki
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Stopping Nose Bleed

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.

In brief: Stopping Nose Bleed

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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine

In brief: Also

You can plug it up with a wad of tissue.
Boxers and wrestlers use an OB tampon (cut up) to stop the bleeding.

In brief: Also

You can plug it up with a wad of tissue.
Boxers and wrestlers use an OB tampon (cut up) to stop the bleeding.
Dr. Andrew Oswari
Dr. Andrew Oswari
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