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I have a blood blister on my lip that popped. It has been

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I have a blood blister on my lip that popped. It has been bleeding for over 2 hours. Any suggestions on how to get it to stop.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 years ago.

Hi,

Thanks for your question.

Lips are very vascular.

Hence, this will cause significant bleeding.

You should apply ice & pressure on the affected site for atleast 10 minutes.

You can lay down resting your head until the bleeding has stopped.

And do not drink out of a straw for a while to avoid any extra pressure that may cause it to bleed again.

 

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