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nosebleeds

First Aid, Accidents & Injuries
May 3, 2019

When should you call a doctor about a nosebleed?

Having blood drip from your nose can be terrifying! Nosebleeds aren’t usually a sign of anything serious and can often be treated at home. There are some times though when you may need to see your doctor.
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First Aid, Accidents & Injuries
February 12, 2016

Nose bleeds – what you need to know

'My nose always bleeds when it's hot.' 'I carry around tissues, because I never know if my nose will start bleeding again.' 'This time of year, I always get nose-bleeds'. Does this sound like you? Then follow these tips to make your life a little less bloody. (more…)
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Child HealthParenting
November 8, 2015

How to treat your child’s nosebleed

“MOM – my nose is bleeding!” Nosebleeds are common in children between the ages of 3 and 10 years old. Most bleeds are caused by dry air. Heated indoor air or a dry climate dries out and irritates nasal membranes, causing crusts that may itch and then bleed when scratched or picked. Colds can also irritate the lining of the nose, with bleeding following repeated nose-blowing. Handling a nosebleed While nosebleeds can be dramatic, most can be managed at home and stop on their own. Here’s what you can do: Keep your child calm Seat your child upright on your…
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