Patient Comments: Nosebleed - Frequent or Chronic

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If you suffer from frequent or chronic nosebleeds, how do you prevent them from recurring? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: ScorpioSun, 65-74 Female (Caregiver) Published: September 12

One thing I suggest to clients and friends with nosebleeds is to take supplements that strengthen capillaries, like the herb feverfew, and take bioflavonoids or vitamin C with bioflavonoids. Over time those 2 items also are effective for bruising for the same reason - strengthening capillary walls.

Comment from: Neoartiste, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: July 18

I take vitamin C cold tablets containing rutin or rutoside 3 times daily till bleeding stops. Then once a day. Amazing success after nosebleed was getting worse after 8 days. This advice came from the pharmacist.

Comment from: Judy, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 04

I had excessive bleeding during many of my periods and blood separation: large clots and pink watery blood. I had a hysterectomy at 33. I also had nose bleeds that worked about the same way: clots would be washed away by light colored blood. Sometimes the nosebleeds would last 30 to 45 minutes. My solution was to eat spinach every day and take vitamin K2 supplements that I get at the natural food store. Now when I get a nose bleed it is over in seconds! Wish I had known about this years ago.

Comment from: mshea, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 26

I have been having severe nose bleeds in the past few months. I take Advil for my arthritis and they told me to get off of it for a while. Also, when I went to the emergency room last night they give me this round clip like a close pin with sponge sides and it was the only thing that stopped the bleeding. They really need to sell these at the pharmacy and advertise them. I am going to an ENT on Monday to get cauterized.

Comment from: myonyx, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 16

Recently, I have had very bad nosebleeds (just from the right nostril), usually followed by a headache. They seem to occur in the middle of the night or early morning, most of the time with clots. The usually last about 10 minutes. I'm not sure what to do about them.

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