Bleeding from the Nose. Epistaxis.
Treatment. In full blooded persons, with redness of face, and subject to headache and dizziness, bleeding from the nose may be Salutary, and necessary to ward off apoplexy, and should not be too suddenly stopped.
When the bleeding is such as to require to have it arrested, plug the nostrils with the scraping from a fur hat, or with lint, dipped in a strong solution of alum or tannin or Monsel's persalt of iron, one part to ten parts of water. To give immediate relief, press up under the upper lips or apply something cold to the back of the neck.
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