Nosebleed (Epistaxis) Topic Guide

Nosebleed (Epistaxis) Nosebleed (Epistaxis) : Nosebleeds, medical term epistaxis, can be caused by an object stuck inside of the nose; infection of the sinuses or upper respiratory tract; hay fever; dry, hot, or cold weather; blowing the nose too forcefully; and certain medications. Serious reasons for nose bleeding include cocaine use; alcohol abuse; liver disease; high blood pressure; and nasal tumors. Usually, people can stop nose bleeding quickly at home. More serious nosebleed causes may need medical treatment.

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