Author(s): Dr. AT Senthilkumar and Dr. G Angelin Jeba
Abstract: Epistaxis is common condition of nose. It is often unilateral or bilateral. It’s rarely seen in infants and customary in males. Epistaxis could also be a symbol and not a disease and an attempt should find any local or constitutional cause. It’s often related to changes in temperature, humidity and in atmosphere. The causes of epistaxis are often divided into local, systemic, environmental, medication within the majority of some cases are idiopathic. Epistaxis are often classified by its anatomical location into anterior and posterior epistaxis. Anterior epistaxis is more common than posterior epistaxis. Flexible or rigid endoscopic examination, anterior and posterior endoscopy is beneficial for diagnostic purpose. Epistaxis is well managed with homoeopathic medicine.