Health Tip: Coping With Nasal Problems During
(HealthDay News) -- Nasal stuffiness and nosebleeds are common
during pregnancy, due to inflamed nasal tissues triggered by
hormonal changes and an increase in your body's production of
The womenshealth.gov website suggests how to ease nasal problems
- Gently blow your nose.
- Run a cool mist humidifier.
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Gently squeeze your nose between your thumb and forefinger for
several minutes to help stop a nosebleed.
- Call your doctor if nosebleeds persist and bleeding continues
for longer than a few minutes.
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