Category: First Aid

Nose Bleeds

When you see a person having nose bleeding due to nose injury or nose picking, first aid should be given as per the below given steps to stabilize the person. Contact emergency helpline if bleeding doesn’t stop.  

First Aid 

  • Make the person sit up straight and lean forward slightly. Don't make the person lie down or tilt the head backward.
  • With thumb and index finger, firmly pinch the nose right below the bone up against the face.
  • Apply pressure for app 5 minutes. 
  • If still bleeding continues, repeat.

Seek medical help, if 

  • nosebleed doesn't stop after 10 minutes of home remedy
  • bleeding chokes breathing
  • person is using prescribed blood thinners or has a bleeding disorder
  • it happens after a severe head injury or a blow to the face

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