NOSEBLEEDS

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What Happens?

  • Nosebleeds can be caused by trauma, foreign bodies, infection, clotting problems, or lesions in the nose.  
  • The nose is very vascular and can bleed significantly  

 

What Does It Look Like?

  • Notice if the blood is coming from one nostril (note which one) or both nostrils

 

What Do You Do?

  • Attempt to keep the pet calm
  • Use an ice pack against the side that is bleeding
  • Do not put anything up the nose
  • Yunnan Baiyao, a chinese herb, can be used to help stop nosebleeds