Rarely, nasal bleeding occurs in children younger than two years of age, but its incidence increases after two years and then decreases again after puberty. In some cases, the genetic factor is a role.
Nasal bleeding is common in children aged 3-10 years. 90% of cases of this bleeding are unknown causes and only 10% are due to localized causes in the nose or general causes in the body.
Topical causes of nasal bleeding:
Weakness in blood vessels and capillaries in the lining of the nose.
Scars in the lining of the nose caused by the child’s finger or a foreign object in the nose.
Dry nasal membrane as a result of exposure to dry air currents.
Sinusitis, allergic rhinitis and nasal allergies lead to the accumulation of secretions with the formation of crusts, and also causes weakness in the vessels and capillaries in the lining of the nose.
Blood Fluid Diseases.
Vitamin C deficiency or vitamin K (K).
First aid to be observed when bleeding occurs:
Keep the baby calm and be careful to be seated and press the nose with the head curving down to avoid leaking blood to the pharynx.
Place cool compresses on the nose and forehead.
If the bleeding does not stop, place a vasoconstrictor in the nose. If bleeding persists, the child should be taken to hospital immediately to avoid any unknown risks.Close
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