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Is it bad that during a nose bleed when I tilt my head back it feels like I am swallowing blood?
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
It is not unusual to feel blood in the back of the throat during a nosebleed.

In brief: No
It is not unusual to feel blood in the back of the throat during a nosebleed.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Ho-Sheng Lin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Wrong position
When you have a nose bleed, you should pinch your nose with your thumb and index finger and tilt your head forward and not backward.
Tilting your head backward will just allow the blood to keep running to the back of the throat.

In brief: Wrong position
When you have a nose bleed, you should pinch your nose with your thumb and index finger and tilt your head forward and not backward.
Tilting your head backward will just allow the blood to keep running to the back of the throat.
Dr. Ho-Sheng Lin
Dr. Ho-Sheng Lin
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