A 40-year-old member asked:
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i have blood under my tongue, why?

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Dr. Scott Pope
27 years experience Dentistry
Dental exam needed: Possible source of bleeding could be gum tissue. Recommend seeing a dentist and having an exam done to determine source of bleeding.
Answered on Jan 14, 2016
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Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Blood: Most likely from and injury to the area from food or spontaneous bleeding from severe gum disease;see your dentist.
Answered on Sep 12, 2013

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