x
Browse
159 Physicians Online

Question:

Cauterization of Nose Bleeds in Boxer

Dear Ask The Doctor:
When boxing my nose bleeds frequently can i have my nose cartarized and continue my training? What costs and risks are involved?


Answer:

Nose bleeds may have several different causes. Trauma to the nose is often a common cause for bleeding. If you sustained repeated trauma to face while boxing this may explain your recurrent bleeding from the nose. Other possibilities to consider include a bleeding disorder or abnormal blood vessels in the nose. Occasionally minor trauma such as picking the nose may lead to nose bleeds.
Cauterization is usually reserved for major or uncontrollable nose bleeds and is done in an emergency setting. It is not used a permanent solution. The most important thing to do is determine the reason for your nose bleeds and then the appropriate treatment can be instituted.



Sign In to join in the conversation.

You’re in good hands, meet ATD’s founding physicians.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • Board Certified GP
  • CMO ATD Health Network Inc.
  • Adjunct Professor at U Of T

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
  • Director ATD Health Network Inc.
  • Fellowship Training Atlanta, GA

Related Answers:

Had a total hip replacement one year ago. Want to know if I can do a full 180 inversion. I can see the 60% angle sh...

I have hip pain when I walk or stand why does it not hurt when I ride a bicycle

My penis is spewing blood when I pee, it hurts so bad, and I'm thinking about cutting it off, please help before I do...

Hissing in the ears, almost fall unconscious, nausea and not able to hear anything, it's all during the exercises. I'...

I want to start working out again and I used to take weigh protein because there was no side effects(for me anyways)a...

I'm a 28 year old female and I am currently learning areal circus silks. I'm using it as a form of physical therapy f...

how effective is hooping for exercise?

My forearm was broken as a resultof defending myself from an aluminum bat.i been in a cast for 3 mnths.i moved to di...

What would happen if i drank a little alcohol 5 days before my gastric bypass?

What exercises can I do to strengthen core muscles? I had surgery and fusion to correct lateral scoliosis and damage...