Nose / December 10, 2020
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D.
David Tojo, M.D.
The biggest mistake people make when treating a nosebleed is to lean their head back. Epistaxis, the medical term for nosebleeds, is a mild ailment that can often be treated at home. The first step in treating nosebleeds is to recognize the etiology. Nosebleeds can occur due to:
Prevention of nosebleeds would be controlling or managing the risks above (i.e., humidifier, quit smoking, saline nasal spray, etc.). If a nosebleed does occur, we recommend the following steps for at-home treatment.
If your nosebleed continues after home treatment, the frequency of nosebleeds increases, nosebleed is caused by trauma to the nose, or occurs in a child under 2 years, then see an ENT doctor for further evaluation and treatment of the nosebleed. We offer same-day and urgent care appointments. Schedule your appointment at the Ear, Nose, and Throat Center today. Call 847-685-1000
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The Ear, Nose, and Throat Center (ENT) is the premier Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery group in the northern Chicago suburbs. Our skilled and compassionate doctors can provide you with the latest advancements in total care for diseases, cancer, and disorders affecting the ears (including hearing), nose, mouth, allergy, sinuses, throat, head, and neck. We offer the highest level of specialty care for all ages from pediatric to geriatric.
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