If you've had a nosebleed, what do you do to prevent another one from occurring?
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What precautions can you take to prevent nose bleeding?
The most common cause of a nose bleeds is drying of the nasal membranes. If
a person is prone to recurrent or frequent nosebleeds, it is often helpful to lubricate the nose with an ointment of some type. The
ointment can be applied gently with a Q-tip or fingertip up inside the nose, especially on the middle portion (the septum). Many
people use remedies for nosebleeds such as A + D ointment, methylsalicylate/menthol
(Mentholatum, BenGay, Icy Hot),
(Neosporin ointment), or Vaseline. Saline mist nasal spray is often helpful (Ocean Spray).