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Von Willebrand's Disease Nosebleed
- How to stop a nosebleed:
- 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 drinking hot liquids.
- Stop smoking.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
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PubMed Von Willebrand's Disease References
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