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I cut my baby's finger with the nail clippers. it bleed for a while & i think it has stopped. i put a bandaid on it. how to i know it's stopped bleed?

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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology 49 years experience
Bleeding finger: As with any abrasion or minor scrape, most of this bleeding stops when bandaged as you have done. That means that basically if there's not blood running from the wound it's probably okay, but if there is flesh hanging someplace on the wound you should have it checked definitely in an emergency room!

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Last updated Sep 19, 2013

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