Bite firmly on the gauze for 20 minutes. If the gauze requires changing, fold a new piece twice (into quarters) and wet the side that will contact the clot/extraction site. If bleeding continues and you run out of gauze pads you can use a wet teabag and gently bite on it. Do not use tissue.
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Dr. Neil Zastre Inc.
110 - 11971 Third Avenue
(entrance on Chatham Street)
Richmond, BC V7E 3J9