When to Call A Doctor
If you cannot stop a nosebleed by using the first-aid measures, call your doctor immediately or go to an emergency room.
Also, contact your doctor if blood continues to ooze from your nose, especially if you also have persistent nasal stuffiness or a foul-smelling nasal discharge. In older people, especially smokers, these can be symptoms of a tumor inside the nose or sinuses. In a young child, these may be signs that a foreign object is lodged in a nostril.
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