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Why do shaving cuts bleed so much ?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Shaving cuts/nicks
The face is highly vascular, i.
e., it has lots of blood vessels; so a nick or cut will bleed profusely unless you apply direct pressure to it or assist the clotting process with a styptic pencil (aluminum sulfate) which helps constrict blood vessels and stop bleeding.

In brief: Shaving cuts/nicks
The face is highly vascular, i.
e., it has lots of blood vessels; so a nick or cut will bleed profusely unless you apply direct pressure to it or assist the clotting process with a styptic pencil (aluminum sulfate) which helps constrict blood vessels and stop bleeding.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Kevin Owoc
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Capillary flow
Shaving cuts bleed quite a lot due to the tiny capillaries that ooze when cut.

In brief: Capillary flow
Shaving cuts bleed quite a lot due to the tiny capillaries that ooze when cut.
Dr. Kevin Owoc
Dr. Kevin Owoc
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