U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
College Point, NY
A 59-year-old female asked:

Yesterday ate salad w/vinegar,tongue was bothering me,when i looked,right side looked reddish & one spot looked like a small slice in it, i dont remember biting it, looks better today but still looks cut, is this a worry? dont smoke or drink at all?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Binod Verma
Dentistry 40 years experience
It will go away by itself in few days . In the mean time rinse your mouth with Luke warm salt water which will help in quick healing .If it does not go away in few days ,see your Dentist .

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Mar 13, 2021


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.