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  • Category: ENT

    Nose bleeds

    Hi,my 5 yr old daughter is suffering from nose bleeds for the past 1 week and this usually happens only at night when she is sleeping.what may be the problem
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  • Nasal bleeding is known as Epistaxis.

    Causes:

    1.Might be heriditary
    2.Due to injury at nose
    3.Nasal polyps, granulomatous growth, ulceration of mucus membrane
    4.Parasitic infection of nasal passage

    Treatment

    1.Cold water or ice packs should be held on nasal cavity
    2.A few drops of dilute epinephrine (1:50,000) may be into nasal canal
    3.Vitamin K and calcium therapy

    To consult nearer Medical officer


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