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Bleeding Tongue Causes
What causes bleeding tongue each and everytime i brush.Theres a sore on my tongue now.Please help!
Get checked soon: You should not have a bleeding sore on your tongue. While it could be as simple as you having bit the tongue or a canker sore, there are some more serious conditions that would be better treated sooner than later. In the past we used to worry about tongue cancer in older male drinkers/smokers, there is a hpv-related type that also affects otherwise young healthy people. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up with my tongue split down the middle and bleeding for no apparent reason, what would cause this? How should I stop the bleeding?
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. ...Read more
I bit the tip of my tongue hard and was bleeding as i was falling into a deep sleep, what could of caused this?
I woke up with a bleeding tongue whose blood had more or less dried out and blood in my throat. What are the possible conditions that could cause this?
Bit tongue: Most likely you bit your tongue while you slept. If it continues see a dentist. You may have a broken tooth that is rough and rubbing on the tongue. Another cause could be a piercing that got caught between your teeth. If there is no dental reason than see your primary care dr. To rule out any systemic causes or allergic reactions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My gf's new tongue piercing started to bleed profusely. Do you know what causes this? She had alto of blood clots also in it.
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 dangerous. A tea bag can help, as well as direct pressure with gauze, but i can't stress enough to see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I bit my tongue really hard on accident and now it won't stop bleeding and I don't know what to do?
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, with a minimum of checking. The tongue is rich in blood vessels and can bleed quite a bit. It should stop with pressure. Repair of tongue lacerations is controversial, and limited to very large, deep cuts. If it does not stop, then seek evaluation. ...Read more
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