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Gashes on top of tongue

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would advise having him checked at urgent care or in your PCP's office.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Tongue laceration: Puddings, nutritional shakes, mac n' cheese, tuna fish sandwich, egg salad sandwich. Pasta with butter.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Harris
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Deep lacerations on any part of the body heal better if repaired promptly. If not, more scarring results in the long term and more bleeding, infection ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Cut : A laceration is a cut. So a cut in your mouth
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Generally not: Intraoral lacerations tend to heal very quickly; i don't believe I have ever seen a scab on one as the mucosa is constantly moist--i don't think a sca ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Food: Assuming you mean greenish, it most likely comes from having eaten something with green coloration added, like candy or a cough drop.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
39 years experience Dentistry
Burning tongue: A painful tongue can be the result of dry mouth. If you are breathing through your mouth while you sleep the dryness can cause a burning sensation of ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
No: As long as hair is not into the wound closure you are okay, typically some gets caught under the stables.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cregger
15 years experience Dentistry
Verification: Most likely not significant, but go to a dentist and have them look, if it is concerning they will send you to an oral surgeon for a 2nd opinion, if n ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
Could be enlarged: Papillae. Best to be evaluated by a dentist for a more accurate diagnosis. Hope this helps.

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