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Bleeding Under Tongue
I'm bleeding from under my tongue is been bleeding for awhile is just a little and i notice it more when i brush my teeth. What could it be?
Ripped under tongue, bleeding, purple, swelling. Do I have to go to the doctor? Bleeding has stopped.
Observe healing: Observe the area. It should be healed by two weeks. If after that time you still have a lesion under the tongue see your dentist or physician to check it out. ...Read more
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
I bite my tongue while wrestling the cut is pretty deep and about less then a inch in a curved shape. So, yesterday i had a wrestling match. My opponent slammed me and i bite my tongue very hard it started bleeding. After the match i put some ice on it to
If : If the wound is deep, it is most likely too late to suture it. However, from what I am visualizing from your description, I do recommend that you get evaluated. I don't know how much swelling you have. You may need to get seen at the emergency room depending on the severity of the injury. ...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
Tongues bleed but...: Tongues heal quickly and heal well. That's because tongues have good blood flow. Probably best to skip the tongue-brushing with little kids. No worries. ...Read more
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