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How do you stop bleeding on a small cut while on coumadin/warfarin.?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Local pressure

Apply local pressure - there are cotton wraps called webril keep them at home they cost $2 at drug stores or job lot.
Wrap with them once or twice and apply ace wrap not very tight for few hours this should stop the bleed - if this is fingers hold pressure.

In brief: Local pressure

Apply local pressure - there are cotton wraps called webril keep them at home they cost $2 at drug stores or job lot.
Wrap with them once or twice and apply ace wrap not very tight for few hours this should stop the bleed - if this is fingers hold pressure.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Direct pressure

All external bleeding is best controlled with direct pressure (regardless of the presence of coumadin).
With the exception of bleeding related to an injury of a large artery, almost all other bleeding will stop with the simple application of firm, direct pressure held to the site of bleeding for 5-10 minutes.

In brief: Direct pressure

All external bleeding is best controlled with direct pressure (regardless of the presence of coumadin).
With the exception of bleeding related to an injury of a large artery, almost all other bleeding will stop with the simple application of firm, direct pressure held to the site of bleeding for 5-10 minutes.
Dr. Luke Hermann
Dr. Luke Hermann
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