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Why do I bleed so much from cut on wrist?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
6 doctors agree

In brief: Excessive bleeding?

Is the bleeding a new symptom? How deep was the cut? In the wrist area the are lots of superficial veins and a few important arteries that could bleed impressively when cut.
If you have not had a history of easy or frequent bruising or bleeding, or a family history of a bleeding disorder, then all the blood you saw is likely from a cut blood vessel. Check with your doctor to make sure all is well.

In brief: Excessive bleeding?

Is the bleeding a new symptom? How deep was the cut? In the wrist area the are lots of superficial veins and a few important arteries that could bleed impressively when cut.
If you have not had a history of easy or frequent bruising or bleeding, or a family history of a bleeding disorder, then all the blood you saw is likely from a cut blood vessel. Check with your doctor to make sure all is well.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many vessels

There are many blood vessels around the wrist if cut can bleed significantly.
If these are cut than it is best to have the cut evaluated by a doctor as there are lots of important structures in addition to these vessels at the wrist that may need to be repaired.

In brief: Many vessels

There are many blood vessels around the wrist if cut can bleed significantly.
If these are cut than it is best to have the cut evaluated by a doctor as there are lots of important structures in addition to these vessels at the wrist that may need to be repaired.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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