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I bit my tongue and now I have a lump

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dentistry 46 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.
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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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Scar tissue: Likely healing scar tissue. See an oral surgeon if it persists much longer.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Pantangco
Dentistry 21 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.
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dentistry 58 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?
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
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
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Leave it alone: Try a salt water to rinse the mouth. And see doctor if not going away.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 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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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Dentist: Sounds like minor trauma. Should resolve quickly. If not, see your dentist or oral surgeon.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Taraneh Azar
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Tongue soreness: A sore, lesion, ulcer or mass on the tongue can cause pain that is locatized or can be involving the entire side of the head or face. The tongue has ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
Ophthalmology 9 years experience
Get evaluated: You need a medical evaluation you may gave had a seizure.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 16 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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