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I bit my tongue and now I have a lump

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Prosthodontics 47 years experience
See a Dentist: There are a number of posibilities. You need a vdiagnosis based on an oral exam. Since you are concerned, see a dentist or oral surgeon.
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Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Be patient: The tongue has amazing healing powers. If you bit it more than a week ago and it has not healed fully, you should see a dentist for evaluation.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Pantangco
22 years experience
Trauma: It is probably caused from biting your tongue. You should get it looked at and possibly removed if it stays longer than 2 weeks.
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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Geriatrics 59 years experience
Yes: Have an oral surgeon look at it. It ia probably just the bite damage healing, but who knows if something else is going on?
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Leave it alone: Try a salt water to rinse the mouth. And see doctor if not going away.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Oral Cancer: You've bitten your tongue, you need to give it time to heal. It may take a week or two. At 23, without underlying social habits (smoking, chewing toba... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Dentist: Sounds like minor trauma. Should resolve quickly. If not, see your dentist or oral surgeon.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
Ophthalmology 10 years experience
Get evaluated: You need a medical evaluation you may gave had a seizure.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 17 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
What to do: These types of injuries require more than just a few days to heal. Wait 7-10 days and if there is no improvement, see a dentist. Unless of course thin... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 43 years experience
Your Tongue: The tongue is a highly sensitive part of the oral cavity that unfortunately or fortunately lets you know when there is something different in the mout... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Tanz
A Verified Doctoranswered
46 years experience
Until it heals: When did you bite your tongue? How long ago?.How hard did you bite?. It will be sore and numb for a while until it heals unless you bite it again. Y... Read More
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