With proper treatment, the vast majority of people recover from nosebleeds with no long-term effects. A minority of patients may experience severe bleeding, which can rarely be life-threatening.
Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery
Previously contributing authors: Author: Deepak Sachdeva, MD, FAAEM, Assistant Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Fort Washington Hospital.
Editors: Scott H
Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of
Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD,
PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Quinn, MD, Director of Research Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine University of California at San Francisco Medical Center.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/23/2014
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