Types of Epistaxis, which is also known as Nose Bleed, as the name suggests means bleeding from either one or both nostril due to rupture of blood vessels in nasal mucosa.
1. Always do your complete blood profile test to rule out any bleeding disorders. 2. Keep your nose moist specially in winter.
– Bleeding disorder like haemophilia, Von willebrand disease. – Patient on blood thinners like aspirin, warfarin, having Thrombocytopenia (low platelet counts). – Pregnancy (due to high venous pressure).
Anterior Nasal packing