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i bit the inside of my cheek wile eating hard enough to draw a little blood. how long should it take for a healthy person to stop bleeding? thanks.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Cold application: Bathe the area in cold water which constricts the blood vessels and favors clot formation. Also try compressing the bleeding site. If bleeding cannot be stopped go to the er.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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