Nosebleeds are common especially in children. They may look scary but seldom indicate any serious medical condition. There are typically two types of nosebleeds - the anterior and the posterior. They are named based on the blood vessels that get broken.
HOW IS NOSE BLEED DIAGNOSED?
General physicians may conduct a thorough examination of the nose and check for injury to other parts of face and head. A complete blood count test, nasal endoscopy, CT-scan of nose and X-ray of face and nose may be conducted to find the cause of nosebleeds
HOW IS NOSE BLEED TREATED?
Nosebleeds can be treated at home with a cold compress or by keeping the nostril pressed that is bleeding. In some cases, cauterization may be recommended by a doctor.
DID YOU KNOW?
Most Nosebleed does not require medical attention.