Bleeding from the nose
traces of blood on the pillow sleeve pajamas or waking in the morning and can scare the child and parents.Panic can cause also spattered with blood after coughing baby shirt, slap in the face, getting a foreign body in the nostril.
Bleeding from the nose often seems to be more serious than it really is, partly because the blood on his face too ominous and obvious.
Bleeding can be caused by:
• trauma, such as picking your nose or when struck in the face;
• frequent strong or blowing your nose;
• low humidity;
• allergic conditions;
• runny nose and colds, strep
throat infections such as mononucleosis;
• a foreign body in the nose;
• decrease in the number of platelets or platelets in the blood - a condition which can identify only a doctor;
• aspirin use;
• active exercise, which can cause blockage and rupture of blood vessels in the nasal cavity.
If you notice that the child has a nosebleed, stay calm yourself and calm the child: "Do not worry, relax and do what I say.Thi
then pretty much hold the nostrils between thumb and forefinger.Do not apply ice to the face - nose clamp fingers the best medicine.Encourage your child to breathe through the mouth, try not to cry and spit out the blood, which can get into the throat.
Do not force your child to go to bed and do not attempt to insert anything into the nose, such as cotton wool to stop bleeding.
When you hold the baby's nose, try to determine whether the child's injuries, which caused bleeding.You can often judge it by the movement of the cartilage or bone under your fingers.If the injury is, nostrils squeeze gently and avoid biasing the cartilage or bone.
If there is no injury and the bleeding has stopped and not resumed, it is likely that you do not have more to worry about.
But in assessing the severity of bleeding from the nose is important for parents to take into account several factors which need to tell the doctor.Basically we are talking about the signs, symptoms specified in the list that you've already seen.
most common cause of nosebleeds in children is picking your nose.You should check to see if a child under the fingernails of dried blood remained.This is evidence that the cause of the bleeding is not dangerous.
Low humidity dries the tissue of the nasal cavity, which can be cracked.For
increase humidity in the baby's room, use a humidifier.
Frequent blowing your nose may also 1 can lead to bleeding from the nose.
kick in the nose or other injuries are I by the usual cause of bleeding from the nose.If you find that your child is injured in this way, evidence of this must be damaged tissue or even broken bones.In such cases, as soon as I schaytes formation to the doctor.
Check the nose of the child of a foreign body.Young children are often inserted into the nose or ears, gums or other objects.If I object strongly stuck, do not try to remove it yourself.Immediately refer the baby to a doctor.
Parents can cope with bleeding alone, if there is no evidence of a blow or trauma to the face.It's enough to take a first-aid measures.In this case, the bleeding stopped for five minutes.
Put in a doctor known as soon as possible, if the bleeding does not stop within five minutes, and in the family there were cases of bleeding for the same reasons - the high pressure or poor circulation.
Contact your doctor immediately, if the bleeding has stopped and the child is fully conscious, but on the face visible trace of a stroke or other injury or if the baby is stuck in the nose foreign body.
child requires immediate hospitalization or clinical examination, if the bleeding continues, the child is unconscious or has been dizzy.
doctor will examine the baby's nose and take all necessary measures to stop the bleeding.In addition, he will prescribe an ointment to lubricate the inside of the nose and prevent rebleeding.
Your doctor will check the blood pressure of the child to identify his increasing - a rare, but very real reason, bleeding from the nose.In addition, the doctor will ask you to indicate whether other family members are frequent nosebleeds.The doctor asks what medications currently receiving child.For example, the use of aspirin may cause bleeding.But keep in mind that this medicine bleeding can occur not only from the nose.
The doctor will also check to see if the child has nasal polyps.Finally, it can assign a blood test for determining whether a child's circulatory system diseases.But these serious diseases and are usually accompanied by other symptoms, for example, is readily formed bruises or prolonged bleeding after surgery and any cuts.