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Health Tip: Treating a Nosebleed: MedlinePlus

Health Tip: Treating a Nosebleed: MedlinePlus

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Health Tip: Treating a Nosebleed

They're common during childhood, doctors say

URL of this page: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_131645.html (*this news item will not be available after 02/24/2013)

By Diana Kohnle

Monday, November 26, 2012 HealthDay Logo

(HealthDay News) -- Nosebleeds are common during childhood, and don't necessarily indicate danger, or that something is wrong.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these treatment suggestions:

  • Stay calm and avoid panicking; nosebleeds typically aren't serious.

  • Have your child sit or stand with head tilted a bit forward. Do not stuff anything into the nose.

  • Gently pinching the soft part of your child's nose between your thumb and forefinger, hold it firmly for 10 minutes without releasing.

  • After 10 minutes, release the nose to see if bleeding has stopped. If it hasn't, repeat the hold for another 10 minutes.

  • If the bleeding hasn't stopped after 20 minutes, contact your pediatrician.


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