Why do nosebleeds occur?

Why do nosebleeds occur?

Cause for nosebleeds:

The body adapts to where we are born and where we are living. Humidity and dryness do not affect people as they are used to the weather and the body adapts. In areas where extreme temperature exists nose bleeding occurs and this is one of the main reasons for a nosebleed.

How to stop a nosebleed:

Apply pressure on the soft part of your nose and mid line.


Do not panic as no one bleeds to death stress and increased blood pressure are common in nosebleeds What to do for nosebleeds


Vitamin B is good for strengthening the blood vessels. The use of antibiotics can be started and refrain from blowing the nose too hard.


Often hard crusts form with extreme dryness in the nose. Nasal sprays soften the lining of the nose and loosen the cilia that defend the bacteria and viruses from entering the nose.

If nosebleed persists then contact an ENT.

Nasal Septum

Herselbach Triangle or nasal septum is caused when blood vessels expand and become fragile, then the Doctor might cauterize it with electric current or acid but with anesthesia.

Climate plays an important part in with cold. In winter nasal bronchial cilia slow down hence bacteria virus multiply and sicknesses increase. Spring is the onset of allergies and boosts coughs and colds.

With cold-like symptoms.


Methods to prevent nosebleeds for children:

Make sure home heating systems dry air causing the nose to start bleeding.

Cut fingernails short as children can pick the nose.

In case blood collects in the mouth have them spit it out.                           

Apply ice and Vaseline can be used inside each nostril.

Make sure the nose is blown gently.

A cool vaporizer should be kept in the child’s room at night in winters.

A question frequently asked are cold soars dangerous?

Cold Soars is not dangerous but frequent colds in children lead to sinuses.