Nosebleeds can occur in people of all ages. While sometimes it may be a simple bleeding, some bleeding can be life-threatening. Therefore, it is an issue that needs to be taken seriously and knowledgeable.
The entrance area of the nose is very rich in veins. Nosebleeds that occur here may occur due to damage to the vessels due to blows, nose blowing, nose picking, etc. The bleeding that should be taken into consideration is the one coming from the back of the nose. Because it may be caused by high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease. In addition, the cause of these bleeding may be intranasal tumors and nasal tumors.
Very hot, very cold and very dry weather are among the causes of spontaneous bleeding. Traumas, upper respiratory tract infections and foreign objects stuck in the nose can also be counted among the causes. In addition, allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, hypertension and bleeding disorders further increase the risk.
So What Should Be Done During Bleeding?
If nose bleeding If you encounter this problem, you should first tilt your head forward. (It is not right to lift it up.) After bending it, you should press the front part of the nose with your finger for 5-10 minutes. Then, you can help the veins contract by applying ice. (Apply ice by wrapping it in a cloth). Remember to breathe slowly and deeply. You can use anti-bleeding spray if you have it on hand or if there is a place nearby where you can get it. If the cause of the bleeding is unclear, if it occurs out of the blue, or if you have difficulty stopping it, you should definitely consult a doctor.