Caring for a nosebleed (1524)

Key points below

What causes nosebleeds?

Stopping a nosebleed

The most common causes of nosebleeds are:

How is it treated?

Treatment continued

How can they be prevented?

Watch this video to learn more about how to treat nosebleeds.


Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has:

  • A nosebleed that is still bleeding after 30 minutes.  Continue to have your child lean forward and press the nostrils together as you call.
  • Special health care needs that were not covered by this information.