High blood pressure can weaken the blood vessels as well, although most people with high blood pressure never have a nosebleed.
A nosebleed, also called epistaxis, is a loss of blood from any blood vessel in the nose.
A nosebleed can also be an indication of illness.
Also, if there is a known or suspected head injury accompanying the nosebleed, there may be a skull fracture or brain disorder.
If the child feels faint or weak during a nosebleed, it may be do to blood loss and the child should see the doctor immediately.
Bleeding from the nose is the obvious determinant of a nosebleed.
It is very important for the child not to lie down while having a nosebleed.
In 2004, a new over-the-counter product was introduced for a quick home treatment for simple nosebleed.
Called Nosebleed QR (Quick Relief), the product is composed of a hydrophilic polymer, a synthetic powder that absorbs blood, and potassium salt that aids in scab formation.
It is important to treat the nosebleed matter-of-factly as any parent would handle any other childhood scrape or wound.
Parents should also be aware of any abnormal amount of blood during a nosebleed and make note of any recent falls or head injuries.
For arena shows, promoters may opt to swap your nosebleed seat tickets for ones closer to the stage, so the performer sees a better house.
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