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bit my tongue got bleeding and a lump in the side of my tongue

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Biting tongue: Most likely you just have some bruising and swelling from accidental bite. Wait it our over the next few days to see if it subsides or see a local den ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding tongue: Take a tea bag, wet it and use it to apply pressure for 15-30 minutes (or dry sterile gauze pad) on the bleeding site. If it is still a problem you wi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
First, pressure.: Use some gauze to get some traction and really apply continuous pressure to the wound with your fingers. Try to hold as long as you can, 20-30 min, w ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
10 years experience Dentistry
Get eval: Could be a number of things. Consider if it associated with pain and getting better or worse. If you have no pain or symptoms you can consider seeing ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Might be ok: Have your local md or ENT evaluate it. It might just be trauma from an old bite on the tongue, or an area where the tongue rubs on a sharp tooth. Ho ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be an EPULIS: a benign growth of "giant cells" Check with your Dentist who can refer you if necessary! Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many factors: Need other information to make a diagnosis and suggestions .See an oral surgeon for evaluation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tongue sore: The two things that i see most commonly are viral ulcers, which resolve on their own, and tongue cancers, which can be quite aggressive. I would reco ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: Sounds like you have ulcers/blisters/cuts in your mouth which is not normal so be seen ASAP . Good luck
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen: It could be any number of things or a combination of issues. See your physician to have it checked out. Situations such as these require one on one c ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Apthous ulcers?: If multiple ulers are there it could be from apthous stomatitis . Behcet's disease is a condition with multiple oral ulcers but also need to r/o other ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Palatal tori: It may be palatal tori, which is a normal overgrowth of bone on the roof of your mouth. Sometimes food or your toothbrush can scrap the tender tissue ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Andrea
33 years experience Dentistry
Have it checked out: May be something as serious as an abscesses tooth to as minor as a plugged minor salivary gland. Be safe and have it checked soon.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Infection/oral : This sounds like an infection or inflammation of the mouth and throat. Seek immediate medical attention.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Stress ulcers: Could be many things. Your dentist will be able to evaluate and treat accordingly. Could be stress ulcers (aphthous ulcers), herpes, pemphigoid, p ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Strep?!: Often when we are checking someone with a sore throat we take notice of white patches which suggest "exudate" or pus associated with the infection. T ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Examination: Can't see, feel, or examine the lesion over the computer. The fact that it has been present more than two weeks is troublesome. Please call your Den ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Seek the care of your dentist. This can simply be the salivary ducts, but it is always better to visually check first with the dentist. The dentist ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Needs exam: Could be due to allergies or infection. Need to start with an exam and more complete history. See your primary care provider within the next week or s ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Get it evaluated: It could be a cold sore (herpes simplex). Get it looked at for confirmation.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Has to be seen: The only way to know what that "red like patch" is, is to be seen by a general dentist, oral surgeon, or a physician. This may or may not be related ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Little cuts in the oral mucosa heal very quickly.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
?Pericoronitis ?: Please see your dentist promptly as there could be an infection where a wisdom tooth is erupting.
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