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How do I stop my wound from bleeding?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
One saying in surgery is that "all bleeding eventually stops." It is very important to apply constant pressure for at least 30 minutes and recheck the bleeding. If it persists you should immediately consult your physician or surgeon. Cold compression with ice packs may also help. 

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