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How to Treat Nosebleed?

Medical Treatment:
Do the following things to stop a nosebleed by yourself:
  • Do not lie down - sit or stand upright
  • Pinch your nose for 10 to 15 minutes just above your nostrils
  • Breathe through your mouth and lean forward
  • Place an icepack or a bag of frozen peas wrapped in a teatowel at the top of your nose
When to see your GP:
  • You have regular nosebleeds and have symptoms of anemia ( like a faster heartbeat (palpitations), shortness of breath and pale skin)
  • A child below the age of 2 has a nosebleed
  • You take blood-thinning medicine, like warfarin