A nosebleed or epistaxis as it is medically known, are very common and is one of the most common causes of bleeding.
The nose contains many blood vessels. The vessels are often small and fragile and can burst easily which causes the nose to bleed through the nostrils or down the back of the throat.
There are two types of nosebleeds:ANTERIOR nosebleeds are from a burst vessel in the front of the nose. This type of nosebleed is the most common.
There are many reasons why people get nosebleeds, the following are some of the common reasons
Nosebleeds can also be associated, for example, with polyps, tumors or vascular malformations.If you are concerned in any way about the cause of your nosebleed, consult your healthcare professional.