Lake Forest Oral Surgery

What are some tricks to help stop the bleeding faster?

Black tea has a chemical that can help you clot faster. Placing a moist black tea bag on a surgical site instead of gauze can help the patient clot faster. This is can help patients who are on blood thinners like aspirin, plavix, pradaxa, xeralto etc. Consistent firm pressure is very important to stop the bleeding of extraction sites. Here are some links to black tea. 

1. English Breakfast

2. Lipton

3. Earl Grey

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