According to Healthline, the hands contain multiple blood vessels that can result in profuse bleeding when a finger is cut. Bleeding is the immune system's way of ensuring that wounds are clean of debris and dirt. Excess... More »

A pinch in the right spot is the best way to stop nosebleeds in a hurry, according to Harvard Medical School. While more invasive options, such as injecting material into the artery or performing surgery to close the ble... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

It is possible to stop post-surgery bleeding by giving the patient blood components to help the blood clot, such as plasma, clotting factors or plasma, says Bleeding is also stopped through antifibrinolytic dr... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

There are various signs to look for that indicate when stitches are infected, including yellow or green discharge from the wound, changes in the size of the incision, redness around the stitches, hardening of the surroun... More »

Put pressure on a cut lip to stop the bleeding according to the University of Rochester Medical Center. Wash the cut area with soap and water, but do not scrub the wound. Dirt left in the wound during healing causes scar... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises

Death from a bleeding ulcer is possible, although this is rare. Bleeding can lead to anemia or severe blood loss. More »

Using first aid basics to stop bleeding involves stopping the bleeding, cleaning the wound, helping the injured person lie down and immobilizing the injury, as stated by Mayo Clinic. Bleeding that lasts for more than 10 ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises