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Blood Clot Under Tongue
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Not a clot: You probably are just seeing a large vein under your tongue. That is normal. Tongues are weird looking on a good day. If you look for strange things there, you will find them. ...Read more
Will likely resolve: Not sure how long ago you had the piercing done, but most likely the clot will resolve itself in a week or two. The tongue is a very vascular structure (has good blood supply) and can bleed quite a bit when injured. But also because of this good blood supply, injury to the tongue often heals quite well, and rather quickly. So, if after 2 wks and the clot is not any better, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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.
I had a blood clot in my calf and bilateral pe s 2 years ago I am having a tongue biopsy this week should I have any concerns?
Discuss with surgeon: The biopsy should not be a problem. But make sure you discuss your history and your concerns with your surgeon before the procedure. ...Read more
Woke up this morning with blood clot on tongue, been having a lot of digestive problems and pain. May have Marfan's syndrome, been questionable. 21yrs old?
Symptoms variable: Blood clot on tongue on waking up suggests some bleeding earlier, either in oral or nasal cavity. In gastric ulcer or other digestive-system related bleeding, you would get black tarry stools. Since occasional nasal bleeding is not uncommon in normal folks, you can observe with symptomatic care and see your doctor if symptoms recur. ...Read more
This morning I woke up with a small blood clot in my mouth. What can it be? It wasn't a cheek or tongue bite just a small blood clot that I took out.
Contact DDS: See DDS for a complete evaluation. There may be possible periodontal issues evident or you may need to be referred to your MD for a workup. ...Read more
4 days after loosing all top teeth. I keep getting nasty diluted blood clot on my tongue from a couple back sockets. Taste bad and stinks. Don't hurt.
Call your dentist: Please call the dentist who treated you. It is his\her responsibility for your routine aftercare. It is your responsibility to get the best evaluation and care by calling and asking the questions and then following the advice. If necessary, your dentist will want you back in the office to have this evaluated. ...Read more
I have this black dot that looks like a mole on the side of my tongue. Could it be a blood clot? There wasn't anything on my tongue before...
If you bit your cheek, it could result in bleeding into the tissue producing a clot that will change color over time and may look black. If it disappears in a week or so, do not worry. If it persists, see your primary care provider.
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Possibilities: Many things must be considered. (like your medical history, habits... Like smoking, medications, etc) most likely sources in a healthy person without a lot of other risk factors would be sinus infection, dental (tooth or gum) problem, reflux (and associated gastritis. Or other cause of GI bleeding), or pulmonary bleeding. In a healthy individual... Check it out with your doc! ...Read more
Autoimmune disease: Bechets is considered to be an autoimmune disease. It is most common among people of mediterranean decent. Patient with the disease present with inflammatory arthritis, recurrent oral & genital ulcers, phlebitis, iritis/uveitis & skin lesions. The disease can lead to multiorgan systemic involvement. ...Read more
I am assuming that you are not irritating your nose in any way.
If you are having right sided nasal congestion also, you should be evaluated by an ENT to rule out a nasal vascular tumor (rare occurence). Otherwise, the nose could be dry or irritated (most common). Use saline nasal spray frequently, stay hydrated, and avoid nasal trauma. If it still persists, see an ENT. ...Read more
Today a blood clot just pop up inside my mouth on the right cheek it scared me where did this come from?
Was just diagnosed with behcet and have been getting blood clots in the roof of my mouth. What should I do next?
Behcet's disease: Behcet's can be a serious condition and patients with this condition need to be followed closely by their physician. If you are having changes in your skin, you should see your dermatologist. They may need to change your medication or place you on steroids for a short period. ...Read more
I have bump in my mouth? What is wrong with it? Is this a blood clot? The bump is the color of dark red and is sticking out.
???: Mouth's a pretty big place--with lots of different anatomical structures. Have you a photo or better description? ...Read more
I am having blood filled mucus secretions from my mouth and also my nose is blocked with blood clots every other day from the past couple of weeks?
I went to sleep a lil dizzy and I woke up in the middle of the night with My mouth full of blood and blood clots ..happened twice already
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
My daughter is 12 and woke up with huge blood clots coming out of her mouth, he nose was clear, I took her to the er and they send us home because it?
Rest of sentence?: You didn't finish writing your statement about why the ER sent you home. Your 12 year old daughter had large blood clots that she expelled from her mouth, nasal passages were clear. You went to ER but were sent home because?????? Need the hang line please. You may write it to me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR to make an appointment in my calendar if you'd like a consult ...Read more
Forever: The blood clot should never fall out. This is true for any blood clot anywhere in the body. The blood clot will slowly change into the type of tissues needed for healing & repair; in the case of a tooth extraction, it will change into new bone & gum. If you lose the clot, healing with be impaired and delayed. So, don't disturb it, and allow it time to heal. Unfortunately, it is lost sometimes. ...Read more
I have a big blood clot in my mouth after wisdom teeth removal. What should I do it is not 24hours yet.
Big blood clot: 1. Do not rinse 2. Remove the clot with a dry sterile gauze pad. 3. Moisten a tea bag and apply gentle pressure by biting down for 45 minutes. 4. Repeat as necessary. 5. Keep your head elevated 6. Limit physical activity. If that doesn't work you will have to call your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more
I had two wisdom teeth extracted yesterday on the right side of my mouth. I can't see a blood clot on the top one at all, and a big white space.
Evaluation: Patients cannot always determine the presence or absence of a blood clot in an extraction site, especially that far back in their mouths. It's important that you call your own dentist to check this out and determine if everything is healing normally or you require some follow-up care. ...Read more
25 Male with soft lump on the roof of mouth- diameter 4mm, has dark spot on it(like blood clot). Earlier had repeated salivary cysts on same place.
Hi doctor, Well I delivered my baby 5 months ago. And from the past 2 months, I woke up with a blood clot in my mouth behind my lower lip. This has h?
I could feel stuff and it made me clear my throat. When I did a bunch of blood and blood clots came out of my mouth from way down. Why?
Usual blood clot like small red bumps in mouth due to teeth bit or mostly during chewing, goes away automatically after some time. I am a smoker.
Red bumps: First, you should stop smoking as it's a known carcinogen and will also lead to other health problems. While it seems that you have diagnosed the red bumps as related to accidental trauma, without actually examining you, we can't confirm or negate your diagnosis. It's best to have this checked by a local dentist (or physician). ...Read more