What follow-up care is indicated in epistaxis (nosebleed) treated with nasal packing?

Updated: May 08, 2020
  • Author: Quoc A Nguyen, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Use supportive measures to prevent recurrence (eg, nasal saline spray, Bactroban nasal ointment). Arrange for follow-up care to remove packing in 3-4 days.


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