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A 45-year-old member asked:

I'm on blood thinners, i bit my tongue and it won't stop bleeding?

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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 will need to see your dentist (and possibly your physician to check your BP and clotting time).
Last updated Sep 6, 2019


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