Dealing With Nosebleeds

Sit down, lean forward and pinch the soft part of your nose together. Do this for 5-10 minutes or until bleeding stops.

Relax and breath through your mouth while doing this.

Placing a folded piece of wet paper towel under your upper lip may also help stop the bleeding.

Do not lean backwards and pinch to stop the bleeding.

Consult a physician if the bleeding ceases to stop.

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Submitted by Mark Manross who is a doctoral student in the Health and Physical Education Program at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. Thanks for contributing to PE Central!
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