Welcome to GV ENT Clinic

Address:

Seaport-Airport Road, Chittethukara, Kakkanad, KOCHI 682 037.

Symptoms/Conditions:

  • Called epistaxis, it can be due to various causes

Causes:

  • It can be due to a sharp deviation of the nasal septum, called the septal spur. In extreme hot or cold climate this can cause bleeding. Trauma to the nose is another cause.
  • Hypertension, certain nasal tumours etc can also cause bleeding

Diangnosis:

  • History
  • DNE
  • CT SCAN

Treatment:

  • Depends on the cause. Most can be left alone. Decongestant nasal drops are useful sometimes.
  • Surgery if there is a sharp, significant septal spur .
  • Nasal tumors can be surgically removed
  • If there is a ruptured blood vessel, it can be cauterized endoscopically.