To prevent a recurrence of nosebleed:
- Use a lubricant such as Vaseline in the nose at night to help keep the inside of the nose moist.
- Avoid blowing the nose for 24 hours.
- Avoid hot beverages, alcohol use, smoking, and aspirin for at least 1 week.
- Avoid physical exertion for a day.
- Breathe through the mouth as much as possible.
- Elevate the head with pillows when lying down.
- Sneeze with the mouth open.
- Try not to touch the nose at all for 24 hours.