Daytona Beach, FL
A 52-year-old male asked:
Found a little red spot on side of tongue this am. only one. very small like a larger pin head. .. just today. should i worry? maybe bit myself?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 37 years experience
May be bite mark: There are a number of things that can cause something like this, most of which are not serious. It could well be a bite mark. It should heal quickly, in a few days. If the area does not heal in 2 weeks, or gets bigger and more painful, it is time to see a dentist and have it checked.
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Last updated Oct 19, 2016
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