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Children often get nosebleeds, and this can make them quite distressed. However, most nosebleeds do not last very long and are very mild.
Most nosebleeds are mild and do not last long. Nosebleeds are common in children and older people with medical conditions, but can also occur after an injury or cold.
A nosebleed caused by a foreign object
A sharp object, pushed up the nose, may lead to to damage that causes a bleeding nose. Children especially, can be quite distressed about a nosebleed and you should try to comfort them whilst providing treatment.
Objects in the nose
An object in nose can go unnoticed until symptoms begin to develop. Such as pain, redness or swelling. If you think think your child may have an object in the nose you should take them to a doctor.
An injury to the face can be caused by almost anything, such as, falling over, cutting yourself shaving being struck in the face by an object, such as a ball or twig or being assaulted or hit.
Von Willebrand disease
People with von Willebrand disease have trouble controlling their bleeding because a blood clotting factor is either absent, low or defective.
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