Letters Epistaxis

Ice in the mouth for epistaxis

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e2573 (Published 10 April 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2573

Re: Ice in the mouth for epistaxis

Hard to believe, but try and you will see.
A small piece of white paper under the tongue may stop instantly a nose bleeding[tip from Didier Grandgeorge , M.D].[don't know if coloured paper would do the same....!?]
Have seen this [or was reported to me] on various occasions.

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11 April 2012
harold jitschak bueno de mesquita
generaL practitioner
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