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why do i bleed so much from cut on wrist

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Excessive bleeding?: Is the bleeding a new symptom? How deep was the cut? In the wrist area the are lots of superficial veins and a few important arteries that could bleed ... Read More

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
How badly?: Very dependent on where the injury is & how "bad" this is. Is there any numbness in the hand? Any weakness in finger motion? If the injury is "bad" th ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Clean cloth: And local pressure for ten to twenty minutes. That will generally stop venous and even most arterial bleeding! If spurting, go to emergency! The ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Press on the wound: For a cut in the kitchen, the wound is usually not very dirty. However, there still are germs. Immediately after the cut, one can use the hand soap by ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe. Maybe not.: "Small cut" means different things to different people. The care needed depends on where the cut is, how long it is, how deep it is, how clean it is.. ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Fracture?: Likely some bleeding under the skin, but cannot exclude a crack or displacement in the bones.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
10 years experience General Practice
No, but: The diseases i believe you are concerned about (hiv, hcv, etc.) are blood borne and without exchange of fluids, there is no risk. However, you can sti ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Rabies: Nope. Cats are not a common source of rabies.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds like: A trip to the ER is needed. Sounds like you might need some stitches and and to make sure no tendons were injured.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
No risk: It is important to remember that viruses like hepc, HIV and others are strings of proteins that are connected by very weak bonds. They require many t ... Read More
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