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A 38-year-old member asked:

Ok do i didn't bite my lip bt i got a bloody nose and accidently swallowed some blood am i ok how much blood does it have to be to be poisonus?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't fret: Your blood isn't poison. It sounds like it isn't bleeding now. If your nose bleeds hold your nostrils between fingers for about 10 minutes. Sit up & hold your head & neck forward so the blood doesn’t just flow down your throat. If you are able to – place a moistened cotton ball over the area that is bleeding. If you can’t control the bleeding after 20 minutes – seek med help. Take care.

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