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Nose Bleed

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Blossoming tissue…



Side Story :

Back in Indonesia, the traditional way to stop nose bleed is by putting a roll of betel leaf up your bleeding nose — not tissue :D.

How about from your country? Is there traditional way to cure nosebleed?



*Meguro, Tokyo, Japan


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12 responses

  1. I acutally got a nose bleed when we were in Indonesia and was offered a leaf to stick up my nose but I declined and used paper instead :p

    October 19, 2011 at 20:43

    • Why did you decline? It feels good… cold and minty :D…

      October 19, 2011 at 22:16

  2. Just tissue here =D

    October 19, 2011 at 20:53

    • If you are in Rifqi’s situation, would you like to try the betel leaf?

      October 19, 2011 at 22:17

  3. Tissue in Portugal. :)

    October 19, 2011 at 23:40

    • No traditional way? :D

      October 20, 2011 at 08:59

  4. LOL, I feel for him. Nice catch [Gm]. Tissue it is.

    October 20, 2011 at 02:06

    • Thanks, Christakis. No traditional way in UK or Cyprus?

      October 20, 2011 at 08:59

  5. I would offer a tissue and ask him to go to the hospital :)
    Don’t know about any other methods.. will be fun to ask around :)

    October 20, 2011 at 02:42

    • Well, if the doctor already said so, hospital it is :D…
      No traditional way in India?

      October 20, 2011 at 09:00

      • there must be a hundred and one, depending on the part of India you are from…I dont know and havent asked :)

        October 23, 2011 at 00:54

        • Hope you are curious enough to ask around, Georgie :D…

          October 23, 2011 at 14:55

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