How to Stop Bleeding From a Minor Head Wound
Minor cuts on the head often bleed heavily because the face and scalp have many blood vessels close to the surface of the skin. Although this amount of bleeding may be alarming, many times the injury is not severe and the bleeding will stop with treatment you can do at home. But it is important to know the difference between wounds you can treat at home and head wounds that need emergency treatment.
When emergency treatment is necessary
If a cut from a head injury is deep enough to have penetrated the skull, emergency treatment is needed. Call
Stopping the bleeding from a minor wound
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