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have opened up wound on inside of thigh how long wil it take

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have opened up wound on inside of thigh how long wil it take to stop bleeding
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 3 years ago.
DOC EK :

Hi

DOC EK :

I am Dr.EK and will try to help you with your problem.

DOC EK :

Sorry to hear this all

DOC EK :

can you please tell me how you got this wound?

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

i cut it

DOC EK :

how wide and deep is the cut?

DOC EK :

are you taking any medicines?

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

its about 10ins by 6ins iym taykin clozapine an olanzapine an zolpiderm

DOC EK :

how long ago you have got this wound ?

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

about 30mins but its been cut lots before an the skar tissew makes it hard to hav stiched

DOC EK :

how old are you ?

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

70 in october the 27th

DOC EK :

Thanks for the reply

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

shall i do somthing to stop bleeyding

DOC EK :

The size of the cut you are mentioning is a considerable one and as you mentioned it is 6 inches deep as well

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

no its about 6ins wide

DOC EK :

and 10 inches deep??

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

no about 10ins long an about 6ins wide carnt see how deep its bleedin to much

DOC EK :

ok thanks for the information

DOC EK :

the initial measure which you can take is definitely to apply pressure over the cut area as much as you can so as to stop bleeding.

DOC EK :

applying firm pressure helps in stopping the bleeding by compressing the bleeding vessels

DOC EK :

the time it take to stop vary depending on multiple factors

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

you dont seem to no what to do im goin to hav to try an get to a&e

DOC EK :

elevating the bleeding leg will help as well

DOC EK :

i just want to mention that these are initial measures before you could reach an ER

DOC EK :

As the size of your wound is quite big so it will require a managemnt in the ER as you mentioned the bleeding is continuous

DOC EK :

Are you with me?

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

why didnt you sergest i go to a&e then im wayting for ambulence

DOC EK :

These are just some initial measures which has to be taken before you reach an A&E department

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

i dont think your a real doctor

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

an your dangerus

DOC EK :

Yes definitely this need a visit to A&E but before you reach there you have to do these measures

DOC EK :

i wish you good luck and health

JACUSTOMER-4znsj715- :

im going to report this web site to my phyciatrist the ambulans is here

DOC EK :

Good luck