Alternate Names : Nose Trauma, Nose Injury
What can be done to prevent the injury?
The following measures can help to prevent nose emergencies from the various causes:
Avoid excessively dry air or very cold air.
Avoid large doses of aspirin or other blood-thinning medications, except as directed by a healthcare provider.
Avoid placing any foreign bodies into the nostrils.
Avoid situations that can result in trauma to the nose.
Control high blood pressure.
Decrease frequent nose blowing with control of allergies.
Follow sports safety guidelines for children, adolescents, and adults.
Keep the nasal lining, also called mucosa, moist.