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bleeding under tongue

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding: Bleeding is not normal and a sign of some problem. Most likely it's from periodontal (gum) disease although it could be a host of other things. Y ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Capista
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
Get it checked: You should go to the dentist to have it checked. You should not have bleeding in your mouth.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
38 years experience Dentistry
Observe healing: Observe the area. It should be healed by two weeks. If after that time you still have a lesion under the tongue see your dentist or physician to check ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding: Use a sterile gauze or a tea bag applied to the site with pressure for 30 minutes.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Bleeding tongue: Gentle pressure for 30 min with gauze pad or tea bag. See Dentist or physician ASAP to evaluate. If from trauma may require sutures, antibiotic covera ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Put pressure: PUt pressure on the tongue from both sides and it should stop. Can you access a telephonic consult? Or if really doesnt stop ? closest place if he may ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
tongue lesion: You should see an ENT doctor to examine the lesion and your dentition. A persistent ulcer on tongue should be biopsied to r/o malignancy and this can ... Read More
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Tongues bleed but...: Tongues heal quickly and heal well. That's because tongues have good blood flow. Probably best to skip the tongue-brushing with little kids. No worrie ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not likely: You could cough up some blood with a severe bronchitis, but bleeding from the tongue would be very unusual. If you have a sore or other spot that is ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tongue bleeding: Apply cold applications or cold water to your tongue and if bleeding doesn't subside head to the hospital emergency room for prompt evaluation and tre ... Read More
A 47-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 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Tongue Ring?: Tongue rings can do this - they are dangerous in many ways. If it is not a tongue ring, then this is not normal, have a dentist take a look at it.

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