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  • How to Stop a Nosebleed. Although nosebleeds can look gory, they can usually be stopped

  • in about five minutes if you know how. You will need Tissues Ice and a towel. If your

  • nose is still bleeding after 30 minutes of applying consistent pressure, seek medical

  • attention immediately. Step 1. With your thumb and index finger, firmly pinch the entire

  • soft part of your nose just above the nostril. Step 2. Sit or stand, and lean your head slightly

  • forward, and breathe through your mouth. Always keep your head above your heart when you have

  • a nosebleednever lie down. Step 3. Hold this position for 5 minutes. If bleeding persists,

  • continue holding this position for an additional 10 minutes. Step 4. Once the bleeding has

  • stopped, moisten a clean tissue and wipe away any dried blood from below your nose. Then,

  • wrap ice in a towel and apply it to your nose and cheeks until the bleed has completely

  • stopped. If you get frequent nosebleeds, try running a humidifier in your bedroom at night.

  • Step 5. Refrain from picking or blowing your nose for a day or two after a nosebleed, or

  • you could trigger the bleeding again. Did you know Nosebleeds are more common in the

  • winter months, when people are more exposed to dry, warm air from heaters.

How to Stop a Nosebleed. Although nosebleeds can look gory, they can usually be stopped

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    Pedroli Li posted on 2016/03/06
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