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Doctor insights on: My Cuts Dont Stop Bleeding

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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I have a cut that won't stop bleeding for 3hours?

Bleeding: Are you on any medications such as aspirin, Coumadin, (warfarin) placid or any inflammatory medications? If you are not, you should see a hematologist for bleeding disorder evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do with a deep cut that doesn't stop bleeding?

What to do with a deep cut that doesn't stop bleeding?

If it doesn't stop: Bleeding with pressure - than seek medical assistance. ...Read more

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How to do you stop a shaving cut from bleeding so much ?

How to do you stop a shaving cut from bleeding so much ?

Pressure: Just put pressure on it and it should stop on its own. If it does not, then seek medical assistance. ...Read more

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Cut myself with a knife and it wont stop bleeding. What do I do?

Cut myself with a knife and it wont stop bleeding. What do I do?

Bleeding: Apply direct pressure with a clean cloth. If you can't get the bleeing under control after 20 minutes you may need medical care. Do you know what your tetanus status is? ...Read more

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Why does it take so long for a wound to stop bleeding when i get cut/scratched? Is this serious?

Why does it take so long for a wound to stop bleeding when i get cut/scratched? Is this serious?

Bleeding time: I would be more concerned if you developed bruising easily from minor trauma, had bruises develop with no history of trauma or had ongoing bleeding when you flossed and brushed your teeth. Unless you are using a stopwatch to time how long it takes to clot, it is hard to identify how long it takes to stop bleeding. It also has to do with where the injury occurs, how deep the injury is, etc. ...Read more

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I have a cut that won't stop bleeding . Do I need stitches?

I have a cut that won't stop bleeding . Do I need stitches?

Pressure: Apply pressure. Hopefully by now the bleeding has stopped, or you went to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to make a cut on my chest stop bleeding?

Can you tell me how to make a cut on my chest stop bleeding?

Pressure: Apply pressure with clean gauze or a clean towel or rag. If the cut is large or continues to bleed you might need stitches. If the cut is small wash with soap and water and cover it with a clean bandage. Have you had a tetanus shot in the past 10 years? If it was something dirty that caused the cut, you may need a booster. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bad cut that won't stop bleeding how do I tell if i need stitches?

If pressure: And making the edges stay close together doesn't do the trick, stitches will help keep the scar to a minimum. If you keep wiping the blood you are making it harder for the bleeding to stop. Anti-inflammatories and Aspirin will also make you bleed longer. ...Read more

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I got a pretty deep cut on my toung and it won't stop bleeding. How do I make it stop?

I got a pretty deep cut on my toung and it won't stop bleeding. How do I make it stop?

Go to the ER: I recommend that you seek urgent care and go to the emergency room to be seen by a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more