December 9, 2003
Sit down and tilt your head forward
(HealthDayNews) -- Nosebleeds are common injuries and can be easily treated, according to Canada's St. John Ambulance.
Here's how to handle a bloody nose:
- Sit down with your head leaning slightly forward.
- Pinch the soft part of your nose for about 10 minutes.
- Loosen the clothing around your neck and breathe through your mouth.
- Don't sniff or blow your nose for a couple of hours.
If a head injury caused your nosebleed, get medical help immediately.