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My fingertip won't stop bleeding, i am 71, my fingertip

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my fingertip won't stop bleeding
JA: How old are you? What symptoms are you having?
Customer: i am 71, my fingertip won't stop bleeding
JA: Got it. When was your last smear test or pelvic exam? Any irregular results from past exams?
Customer: no
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no no
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 7 days ago.

Hello, I'm Dr. Phil and have over 10 years of experience as a licensed medical doctor.

I am happy to assist you with this question.
I will be responding shortly.

Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 7 days ago.

Thank you for this question and for  the opportunity to help.

Do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
no
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
i do not have a picture
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 7 days ago.

Okay thank you.

You can hold a firm compress on that area for 20 minutes

Hold pressure there and don't look at it or let go for 20 minutes.

If this doesn't work, go to emergency.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
my fingertip won't stop bleeding
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 7 days ago.

Thank you.

Please review my answer above when you have a moment.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
i am trying your advice
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 7 days ago.

Okay if this doesn't work you have to go to emergency

Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 7 days ago.

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