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My friend is on Plavix. She has a small on her little finger

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My friend is on Plavix. She has a small nick on her little finger but it
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: keeps bleeding. What should she do to stop the bleeding? Thank you.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No she has not seen a doctor.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 4 months ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

She needs to take a piece of gauze and apply firm pressure to the cut for 15 minutes.

Once that stops the bleeding she needs to put a bandaid over the cut

This shouldn't be too much of a problem

Please let me know if you need any more information