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Common treatment for epistaxis contains peanut oil

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 16 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4785
  1. Neil M Foden, core trainee year 2, otolaryngology1,
  2. Theo Joseph, consultant in otolaryngology1
  1. 1Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London WC1X 8DA, UK
  1. neilfoden{at}

The recent 10-minute consultation on epistaxis offered some sound advice.1

The suggestion of prescribing 0.1% chlorhexidine/0.5% neomycin cream is a well accepted practice …

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