Bleeding from the nose is called epistaxis. It may be:-
Causes of epistaxis:-
Trauma a) to the nose, paranasal sinuses or the head.
Picking the nose particularly in little's area where there is maximum network of capillaries.
Inflammation of nose rhinitis or sinusitis, adenoids.
Tumours of nose, throat, sinuses.
Vicarious menstruation: where there is epistaxis instead of menstrual bleeding.
Blood cancer, haemophilia
In high altitude
Viral fever like influenza, measles, chicken pox
Typhoid, rheumatic fever
According to the cause.
Reflex points: cervical spine, pituitary, nose, big toes.