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My wife and I are mixed on this question: what is the correct way to stop a nose bleed?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pressure

Pinch the nose for 10 minutes.
Sit upright and lean slightly forward. Some people benefit from an ice pack across the bridge of the nose (not over the eyes!) before bed after a nosebleed, put a thin layer of petrolatum jelly in the nose with a tissue and put a humidifier or vaporizer in the bedroom-- just water, no medicine in it! if bleeding over 10min or other signs of bleeding: see your doc!

In brief: Pressure

Pinch the nose for 10 minutes.
Sit upright and lean slightly forward. Some people benefit from an ice pack across the bridge of the nose (not over the eyes!) before bed after a nosebleed, put a thin layer of petrolatum jelly in the nose with a tissue and put a humidifier or vaporizer in the bedroom-- just water, no medicine in it! if bleeding over 10min or other signs of bleeding: see your doc!
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
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