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Why are antiseptic creams effective for epistaxis?

How do antiseptic creams work to prevent nosebleed?
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How humid should the air be to avoid epistaxis (i.e., nosebleed) induced by air dryness?

Many websites indicates that excessively dry air may cause epistaxis (i.e., nose bleeding). Example: Dry air is the most common cause of nosebleeds. Living in a dry climate and using a central ...
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Why do people get nosebleeds from overexerting themselves or when they're sick?

In many TV shows from medically-related to not, people get nosebleeds when they're working too hard or "deathly" ill. I'm wondering if this real or just dramatized. If it happens to be real, is it ...
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