Wounds on the face, head and mouth tend to bleed the most because there are many blood vessels in that area. You can help stop the bleeding by applying firm pressure on the cut with a cloth for 20 to 30 minutes. If the bleeding persists, get medical assistance.
Paul E. Morrissey, MD
Location and Office HoursTransplant Services Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI 02903
- BC/BS of Rhode Island
- CIGNA HealthCare
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Massachusetts
- Neighborhood Health Plan
- United Healthcare
Why do head wounds bleed more than others?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
What is jumper’s knee?
Also known as patellar tendinitis, jumper’s knee is inflammation of the patellar tendon. It usually presents with pain just above or below the kneecap. (This answer provided for NATA by the Weber State University Athletic Training Education Program.)
Is it okay to interview my potential surgeon?
Debra Fulghum Bruce PhD, Healthcare, answeredMedicine is changing dramatically. In years past we relied on our doctors to provide medical care and keep us well. However, the traditional, autocratic role of doctors is now challenged by millions of people as they seek to make informed choices regarding their bodies and necessary health care. While you may feel uncomfortable interviewing a surgeon and asking pertinent, even personal questions regarding his or her knowledge and experience, you must do it to find that professional with whom you can trust your life.
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