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Can You Actually Bruise Your Tongue
Tongue bruise: I know personally that you can badly lacerate your tongue from biting. The tongue is mostly muscle and usually repairs itself when cut. I did check with an ENT doc and he told me that in rare cases patients who cut their tongue may develop some scarring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
I have a bruised colored nodule on my tongue...Its been there for 6 months...Doesn't hurt..But won't go away?
I have a bruise on the left side of my tongue I havnt biten it or hurt it in any way theirs no cut or spot nothing and it doesn't hurt at all ?
Dental evaluation: hard to say how this occurred. I suggest a dental evaluation. ...Read more
Visit a dentist: go to your Dentist or ortho dentist to get a consultation. you will benefit from getting your occlusal corrected. It is aligning your teeth and jaw to make sure that you don't over hit or over bite ...Read more
What could it be if your tongue bruises or scrapes a little chunk quite frequently. This happens on the both sides of the tongue.
Macroglossia: Check your tongue,again,if there are indentations of teeth on sides,it is likely your tongue is more in volume than your mouth,,ral hygiene,soft diet,,may help,but,no definitive treatment,there other causes of macroglossia(large tongue)rare but if you are still concerned talk to yor doctor ...Read more
Last week i discovered what i thought was a bruise on my tongue, however on close examination this is a hard immobile pea size lump looks like a bruise?
I have black spots on my tongue that are not painful that i've just found.....But i also found 2 dark spots on my thighs that look like bruises?
See dentist or ent: Could very well be stained papilla, but if its actually bruising or discoloration of the tongue, it may be a early sign of some underlying systemic condition. Could be benign, but could also be serious. Conditions usually present themselves in the oral cavity early in the progression and can be treated accordingly. Would seek professional eval. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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