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Tea bags stop bleeding

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 43 years experience
Try this: Dampen the tea bags in hot tap water, and squeeze most of the water out from the tea bag. Place the hot moist tea bag directly over the extraction si... Read More
Dr. Richard Charmoy
Dentistry 37 years experience
It helps: A tea bag placed over the area where the tooth was removed helps stop the bleeding once it has already slowed down. Tannic acid in the tea acts as a c... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
If you are having a period lasting this long this can signify many issues such as a thyroid issue, polyps or even a cancer
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anuj Sonawala
Pathology 20 years experience
No: No. Drinking herbal/chamomile tea could interfere with clotting and can cause increased bleeding. This will cause a delay in your biopsy procedure. Ge... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Dellinger
Palliative Care 26 years experience
I'm guessing just a coincidence. Hibiscus tea does have some estrogen effect, but it is mild and I am guessing you drank one cup and not a whole lot. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Post op eval: Contact and see for an evaluation the dentist who removed your tooth for a post op evaluation. It is the responsibility of that dentist to follow you ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Sort of...: Caffeine is bad for hemorrhoids only in the sense that it can cause upset or more frequent bowel movements, which can make it harder for hemorrhoids t... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Slim Chance: If the tooth was fractured you would have constant pain. The trauma has inflamed the nerve, that's why it's sensitive. It would be best to see a local... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
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Interesting...: treatment but totally useless. Take all that crap off. Warm soaks until it drains then a simple clean dry dressing will suffice for small ones. Don't... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Firm pressure.: Simply applying firm pressure to the site of bleeding will almost always cause it to stop. Direct pressure slows the flow of blood and allows time for... Read More
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