Large blood vessels found in the back of a victim's nose is the major cause of nose bleeding in older men, according to FamilyDoctor.org. The reasons for the large blood vessels are constant usage of aspirin, high blood ... More »

Common causes of severe nosebleeds include the inability of blood to clot or a posterior nosebleed that involves an artery at the back of the nose, explains WebMD. Trauma to the nose, medications, trauma inside the nose ... More »

Nosebleeds during pregnancy are caused by an increase in blood volume and hormones, according to KidsHealth. Rising levels of the pregnancy hormones progesterone and estrogen cause an increase in blood flow to mucous mem... More »

Common causes of sudden nosebleeds in the elderly include damage to an artery in the back of the nose, a blow to the face or irritation from a cold, according to WebMD. Sometimes clotting problems caused by blood-thinnin... More »

Common causes of severe nosebleeds include the inability of blood to clot or a posterior nosebleed that involves an artery at the back of the nose, explains WebMD. Trauma to the nose, medications, trauma inside the nose ... More »

Home treatments for nose bleeds in the elderly include ice, a cotton ball soaked in vinegar, gauze soaked in petroleum jelly or pinching the nostrils closed for 10 minutes. Nose bleeds are either anterior or posterior. P... More »

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To help a victim of elder abuse, call your area's Adult Protective Services programs. A list of programs by state and an Eldercare telephone line is available through NCEA.AOA.gov, as of 2015. If there is an immediate da... More »