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How can bleeding from the capillary vein on face be stopped?

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Dr. Deepak Sundriyal

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Posted on Sat, 4 Mar 2017 in Blood Disorders
Question: my husband is having problems stopping a bleding from a capillary of vein on his face
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hello dear. Apply sustained pressure for 5 minutes

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. Sometimes fragile small blood vessels can bleed profusely in elderly people due to loss of supporting tissue. Applying sustained Pressure for 5 minutes will stop bleeding.
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Follow up: Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 24 minutes later
Thank you What if bleeding still occurs
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 1 minute later
Brief Answer:
Hello. If it does not stop, go to emergency room

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. Most likely it will stop. If it doesn't, go to emergency room for local therapy and pressure dressing.
Thanks and regards
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