How to stop a nosebleed


Nose bleeds, also known as epistaxis, is a common complaint which can occur spontaneously. Nose bleeds occur when the inner lining of one’s nose is hurt or dry. The resulting damage to small blood vessels in the nose induce bleeding. Almost all nose bleeds originate from blood vessels in the front part of the nasal septum, which is the tissue separating both nostrils. Nose bleeds occur more frequently in patients with nasal allergies, sinusitis, hypertension, or bleeding disorders. [1] If you understand the causes of nose bleeds and how to handle them, you can better manage your own nose bleeds.

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