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Stop bleeding tongue

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Franklin Allen
Dentistry 14 years experience
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
Dr. Charles Emrich
43 years experience
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
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Bleeding: Use a sterile gauze or a tea bag applied to the site with pressure for 30 minutes.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
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
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
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
51 years experience
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
Dentistry 55 years experience
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
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
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
Pediatrics 32 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathan Pfister
13 years experience
Get checked: Most commonly bleeding comes from infected gums. How long has it been since your last cleaning? What medications do you take? It is possible you s... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
More info needed...: Location? How long do you have it? Condition of your teeth? Condition of your gums? As you can see, this needs to be evaluated in person, not over the... Read More
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