Management Of Nasal Bleeding

Nasal bleeding is caused due to infection, injury, allergy, nose picking, or any object inserted into the nose forcefully. Nasal bleeding occurs when one of the blood vessels present in the nose bursts. It is managed by sitting upright, leaning forward, and pinching the nostril for about 5 to 20 minutes helps to stop a nosebleed.

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Please suggest treatment for nosebleed.

Query: Hi doctor, My 3 year old daughter has had three nosebleeds in about 3 hours. During the nosebleeds, she said her cheek bone area close to her nose hurts. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Arti Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A few common causes of nasal bleeding are dry air, picking of the nose, rubbing, allergies, trauma to the head or nose and nose blowing. In your history I do not see any history suggestive of trauma or fall. Dry air or nasal picking is a possible cause. When a child ...  Read Full »

What could be the major cause of nose bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is 9 years old. She gets nose bleeding once in few months and also gum bleeding. She complains about occasional back pain, stomach burning, and hip pain too. My family physician has written down a series of tests and asked me to get opinions from a hematologist, gastroenterolog...  Read Full »


Dr. Veerendra Channabasappa Patil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the medical history of your child, I can understand that she is having bleeding manifestations with normal CBC (complete blood count) and coagulation workup. I would like to know about the below-mentioned questions, Since when does your daughter experience the b...  Read Full »

Why am I having nosebleeds and dryness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female, 22 years old, 110 pounds (50 kg), and height 160 cm. I rarely have nosebleeds, but I had one two days back and again this morning. It woke me up before work. The last lasted for 10 minutes (it seemed like a normal nosebleed). The one this morning lasted around 45 minute...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mostly the bleeds are due to dryness. Since you have iron deficiency you must be more careful. To stop nosebleeds pinch the nose for three minutes gently so that it gets occluded. Apply ice packs in either side of nose while keeping your nose pinched. Elevate head end o...  Read Full »

Blood is coming from my nose and mouth. What may be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,From my nose and mouth, blood is coming.  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Causes for bleeding from nose are: Infections like sinusitis or rhinitis may cause epistaxis. Nasal dryness or nasal pricking may cause bleeding. Other possible causes are hypertension, thrombocytopenia, vigorous sneezing or drugs like Aspirin may induce bleedin...  Read Full »

What is the remedy for dry nose and repeated nose bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 65 years old and I am having a dry nose and repeated nose bleeding, once in 10 days. Currently, I am on tablet Etamsylate. What is the remedy?  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You must keep the nasal mucosa moist and hydrated. For that purpose, you may use either 0.5 % menthol paraffin nose drops or plain saline nasal spray like Solspre. Use these as many times as required and keep the mucosa lubricated. Meanwhile, check if you suffer from...  Read Full »

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