Nosebleeds are common conditions in which blood oozes out of the nose. Nosebleeds are common conditions and rarely indicate a serious condition. Nose injuries are the most common cause of nosebleeds. Nosebleeds can be posterior or anterior. Other causes are foreign object stuck in nose, dry weather, upper respiratory infection and large doses of aspirin. Symptom of nosebleeds is bleeding from nose, sometimes accompanied by pain.
HOW IS NOSEBLEEDS DIAGNOSED?
Ear-nose-throat specialists may conduct a thorough examination of the nose and check for injury to other parts of face and head. Other diagnostic tests are complete blood count test, nasal endoscopy, CT-scan of nose and X-ray of face and nose to find cause of nosebleeds
HOW IS NOSEBLEEDS TREATED?
The common, regular nosebleeds can be treated at home. Cold compress can help. In case of frequent episodes of nosebleeds, medical technique of cauterization is used.
DID YOU KNOW?
Most Nosebleeds does not require medical attention.