Never have person lie down or tilt head back
- Leaning person forward sitting in the upward person
- Firmly pinch nose below bone
- Apply pressure for at least 5 minutes (repeat process if still bleeding)
- If breathing is of issue
- Blood loss from nose for more than 10 minutes
- Severe head or face injury
- Person has a bleeding disorder and/or is on medication such as blood thinners, warfarin (Coumadin), dabigatran (Pradaxa) rivaroxaban (Xarelto), fondaparinux sodium (Arixtra) or aspirin.