EPISTAXIS AND HOMEOPATHY
Bleeding from the nose is medically called epistaxis. It is usually harmless but can require medical attention depending on the cause.
Anterior- when the bleeding occurs from the anterior part of the nostrils from the nasal septum at the littles’ area. This is the most common form.
Posterior- when the bleeding occurs from little farther in the nose from the posterior part of the inferior meatus, this is the more severe form which requires medical attention.
- Blood dripping from the nostril, usually bright red and sudden onset.
In rare and severe cases esp involving systemic disorders
- Vomiting , nausea if excess blood flow leading to swallowing.
- Bleeding from eyes if nasolacrimal vessels are affected.