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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklin Allen
12 years experience Dentistry
See your doc: See your doc or nurse that manages your blood thinners. A tongue will stop bleeding on its own usually. Your blood may be too thin and can be danger ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Emrich
41 years experience Dentistry
What's the cause? : What's the cause? How much bleeding? Usually increased bleeding time you need to know the cause and apply presure quickly to the area. Your labs need ... 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 36-year-old female asked:
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Still bleeding?: After trying direct pressure there are some home remedies like ice with pressure. Also a tea bag may help. If it continues there are commercial prod ... Read More
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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 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.
A 45-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 40-year-old female asked:
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Glass injury: Superficial cuts to the tongue generally heal quickly, with no intervention required. You can rinse mouth with water after eating to loosen debris. On ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
30 years experience Pediatrics
SEE MD NOW: He could have a mouth injury or ulcer causing bleeding but both should stop fairly quickly in less than 5 minutes. You need to see his pediatrician o ... Read More

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