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A 36-year-old male asked about a male:

My dad 77 yr old, heavy bleeding after surgery on prostate. is packing of the prostate will be effectively to stop the bleeding? thanks.

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Applying pressure: And packing should usually stop the bleeding. If heavy you need to call the surgeon. Your dad may need to be checked to find the source of bleeding.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Call MD: Any complications after surgery should be brought to the attention of the surgeon. Pls let the doctor know.
Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 45 years experience
Definitely agree with this recoomendation.
Sep 18, 2013

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