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How to stop bleeding on inside of the lip when on a blood thinner "Xarelto"?

My husband is on a blood thinner (Xarelto), which he took at apx 6:30 this evening. At dinner he bit the inside of his bottom lip and it is STILL bleeding. I have tried the following:
Ice with his head back.
Chalk stick used for shaving cuts.
Rolling his lip down and holding pressure with a Hemosat Foam Strip. (Several times, several minutes)
Also rolled lip down and held Hemostat Gauze for few minutes.
He recently cut his finger and after hours of bleeding, we used WoundSeal powder recommended by a paramedic and it stopped, but I feel sure I can't use this powder in his mouth. Even if we were careful that he not ingest it, I know it says it needs to stay dry in order to form a scab, so being inside his lip it could not stay dry.
Can you suggest ways to stop the bleeding that are safe to use inside his lip? We are trying to avoid a several hour wait in the ER for this!
Thank You
Asked On : Fri, 20 Dec 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi welcome to Health care magic forum.
The reasons for uncontrolled bleeding is the blood thinners in this case, other reasons are hemophelia.The incidence of previous bleeding is before starting of the drug, it could be hemophelia.
I advise you to consult your doctor, for diagnosis, he may reduce the dose of the drug, to prevent such bleeding.
Take more of green leafy vegetables, pulses, sprouts, and
and protein rich foods to prevent such things.
Wishing for a quick and complete recovery. Thank you.
Answered: Sat, 21 Dec 2013
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