Epistaxis is a very common thing.
Epistaxis is a very common thing. They often happen due to injuries, pressure changes or cold air. The vessels of the walls of the nose are very fragile and close to the surface, so they are easy to injure, reports Rus.Media.
How to quickly stop a nosebleed?
Don’t never turn your head back! So the blood reaches the throat and you can choke. In addition, got in the esophagus blood can lead to nausea and vomiting!
Sit or stand right and slightly tilt the head forward.
Pinch the nostrils with your fingers and breathe through your mouth.
Do not swallow and do not say.
Pinch the nostrils for 5-10 minutes.
If possible, attach to the nose of the ice or something cold on it.
After the bleeding stopped, not vismirnovite and avoid strenuous activity for at least an hour.
IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW! NEED TO CALL AN AMBULANCE IF:
epistaxis is abundant,
the bleeding does not stop within 30 minutes;
you feel weak and dizzy, you feel that you are about to lose consciousness.
If you have frequent nosebleeds is reason to see a doctor, as this may be a sign of more serious diseases.