Herstmonceux Integrative Health Centre

Herstmonceux Integrative Health Centre

Hailsham Road, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 4JX

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NHS

Telephone: 01323 833535

esxccg.hmxihc@nhs.net

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Nosebleeds

TREATMENT:

Weakened or dried out blood vessels in the nose can rupture as a result of a bang to the nose, picking or blowing it. More serious causes of a nosebleed could be high blood pressure or a fractured skull.

  • Sit the casualty down and tip their head forward
  • Pinch the soft part of the nose and maintain constant pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Tell them to constantly breathe through the mouth
  • Give the casualty a disposable cloth to mop up any blood while the nose is pinched
  • Advise them not to breathe through the nose for a few hours. Avoid blowing or picking the nose and hot drinks for 24 hours.
  • If there is constant bleeding for more than 30 minutes, or if the casualty takes “anti-coagulant” drugs, send them straight to hospital in an upright position
  • If they suffer from frequent/regular nosebleeds, advise them to visit their doctor