The Detroit Medical Center recommends treating nosebleeds with… wait for it… Pork Tampons. That’s right. Researchers say there was a long tradition of using cured pork to stop bleeding, but it fell into disfavor over fears of bacteria and parasites. But they say they recently treated a girl with rare, life-threatening bleeding, by packing her nasal vaults with “cured salted pork crafted as a nasal tampon.” They say it stopped the nasal hemorrhage promptly, effectively and without recurrence.
- And now the girl can swim and go horseback riding too!
- Pork: The Other Tampon.
- Actor Karl Malden used to use this method to stop nosebleeds. Of course he had to shove a whole Pork Tenderloin up each nostril…