Tell the person not to sniff or blow their nose for at least 15 minutes and not to pick their nose for the rest of the day. (Having a nose full of clotted blood. Once bleeding has stopped, do not blow your nose for 2 days. 8. Check your blood pressure, if possible. High blood pressure can cause nosebleeds.
Spraying the nose with a decongestant nasal spray like oxymetazoline (Afrin) before applying pressure may help stop a nosebleed. Be safe with medicines. Read. Stopping a nosebleed · Sit up straight and tip your head slightly forward. · Use your thumb and forefinger to firmly pinch the soft part of your nose shut. · Keep. To stop a nosebleed: • Sit down and lean forward. Pinch the soft People only seek medical assistance for nosebleeds in around 6% of cases. Typically, a.