Nosebleed

  • Alternative Names

    Epistaxis 


    Prevention

    A cooler house and a vaporizer, to return humidity to the air, help many people with frequent nosebleeds. Nasal saline spray also can help prevent nosebleeds, especially during the winter months.


    References

    Marx J. Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. 5th ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby; 2002:933.

    Cummings CW, Flint PW, Haughey BH, et al. Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery. 4th ed. St Louis, Mo; Mosby; 2005:942-960.