Cold neck compress

Required material

1 wash cloth

Cold water

or 1 cold pack

Application

For an acute nosebleed, dip a wash cloth in cold water, wring out well and place on the back of the neck while sitting down.

Leave the cloth there until the bleeding stops, rinsing out from time to time.

Effect

When using a cold neck compress,

the cold can constrict the blood vessels and reduce the flow of blood.

Helps against

Nosebleed

Synonyms

cold neck compress, neck compress cold, neck poultice

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