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Epistaxis - What it is

epistaxis conditions and treatments

Epistaxis refers to bleeding from the nose and is a common complaint with both adults and children. The exact incidence is hard to determine as most cases are minor and patients do not seek treatment. Patients may complain of per-oral bleeding or bloodstain sputum as well since blood can flow backwards and down the throat.

Less common causes of Epistaxis

Occasionally, epistaxis may herald uncommon conditions such as the following:

  • Blood coagulation disorders
  • Excessive anti-coagulation
  • Vascular malformations
  • Auto-immune disorders

Epistaxis - Symptoms

Epistaxis - How to prevent?

Epistaxis - Diagnosis

Epistaxis - Treatments

Epistaxis - Preparing for surgery

Epistaxis - Post-surgery care

Epistaxis - Other Information

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