A self-retaining, disposable item designed to control severe nasal and nasopharyngeal bleeding. May also be used in draining clogged sinuses. It may include a noncollapsible latex bulb at the interior portion of the balloon which remains outside the nose to prevent the device from slipping posteriorly.
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