Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Factor 10 Deficiency Nosebleed

Home care for a nosebleed in someone with factor 10 deficiency includes:

  • Pinch the nose firmly for 15 minutes without letting go. Make sure you are pinching the nose below the nasal bone.
  • Sit upright: do not lie down.
  • Breathe through your mouth.
  • Drink cold water to clear blood from your throat.
  • Seek medical care if the bleeding does not stop.
  • Do not remove blood clots from your nose once the bleeding has stopped.
  • Do not blow your nose for at least 2 days.
  • Do not take aspirin for one week after the nosebleed.
  • Avoid hot liquids.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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