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What causes bleeding tongue each and everytime i brush.Theres a sore on my tongue now.Please help!

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 more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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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 bit the tip of my tongue hard and was bleeding as i was falling into a deep sleep, what could of caused this?

Tongue biting: How did you know you were falling into a deep sleep? If you were aware of it then you weren't in a deep sleep. Do you dream? This is a really foolish question. What causes you to do anything? ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What causes bleeding from my mouth?

What causes bleeding from my mouth?

Gum Disease: Abrasions, infection, trauma, systemic problems..The list is long. Any mouth bleeding requires the diagnostic attention of an ent, oral surgeon, dentist or first-pass look by your pcp. ...Read more

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What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

Not normal: It could be a few things from pizza burns to some form of pathology. If it does not go away within a week or two, i would suggest a visit to a dentist or oral pathologist. ...Read more

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Fluoride in mouth after cleaning (bleeding mouth) can it cause an infection?

Fluoride  in mouth after cleaning (bleeding mouth) can it cause an infection?

No: The presence of Fluoride in your mouth cannot cause an infection. Bacteria and other pathogens cause infections. I recommend you discuss your concerns with the dentist who actually treated you. ...Read more

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I seem to constantly bite the inside my mouth to the point of bleeding and swelling which causes ulcers. I can't work out why I do it, how to stop it?

I seem to constantly bite the inside my mouth to the point of bleeding and swelling which causes ulcers. I can't work out why I do it, how to stop it?

See your dentist: This recurring problem needs to be evaluated by your dentist. In addition to causing you pain and discomfort, the chronic irritation of your mouth can lead to bigger problems. Please make a dental appointment as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Can taking vitamin a supplement retinol cause bleeding of the mouth?

Can taking vitamin a supplement retinol cause bleeding of the mouth?

Not usually: Unless you're taking sooooo much, over such looong time, that you've destroyed your liver, it's unlikely. See a dentist, then switch to a dry vitamin a, and take the rec. Dose.... ...Read more

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Dentist examined mouth said FBC wasnt needed for my recurrent bleeding gums due to tartar. Do I still get it anyway since my GP didn't know the cause?

Dentist examined mouth said FBC wasnt needed for my recurrent bleeding gums due to tartar. Do I still get it anyway since my GP didn't know the cause?

Full Blood Count: Many people have a FBC performed when they have a routine health examination. f a person is healthy and has results that are within normal limits, then he or she may not require another CBC until their doctor feels that it is necessary. For gum disease the FBC is not needed. ...Read more

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My 13 year old daughter had bleeding from the roof of her mouth yesterday. Was told it looked like it was"sweating blood. " What could cause this?

My 13 year old daughter had bleeding from the roof of her mouth yesterday.  Was told it looked like it was"sweating blood. "  What could cause this?

Bleeding: This sounds like it was caused by trauma,like something rubbing on the hard palate. The bleeding should stop by itself but if it persists please see a doctor ...Read more

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Bleeding through mouth and nose for a while. It stopped now. Examining the throat with torch revealed a tear , which may be caused by the cough?

Bleeding through mouth and nose for a while. It stopped now. Examining the throat with torch revealed a tear , which may be caused by the cough?

Possibly: Mucous, infection, strep, fish bones, chicken bones, drainage , irritation, cough could cause a small tear. Perhaps a doctor visit can confirm findings and consider testing. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sudden onset, sore swollen bleeding gums in entire mouth. No gum disease at all, no meds, no tobacco, no over flossing, What non dental causes?

Sudden onset, sore swollen bleeding gums in entire mouth. No gum disease at all, no meds, no tobacco, no  over flossing, What non dental causes?

Get a dental exam: Bleeding gums are often the first sign of gingivitis. Brushing too hard can also cause bleeding. Cigarettes and other tobacco products also may be causative. You need a dental exam as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can high serum Ige value can cause throat infection and bleeding from mouth. I have been suffering from past 8 months. Whom should i Consult.advice??

Can high serum Ige value can cause throat infection and bleeding from mouth. I have been suffering from past 8 months. Whom should i Consult.advice??

No: Although a high IgE level is linked to a higher incidence of allergic diseases, it does not cause bleeding. Parasite should be ruled out. Theoretically if your nose is totally plugged leading to mouth-breathing, you may end up with throat irritation and as well gum inflammation. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Hemorrhage?: The tongue contains large blood vessels. If one of those vessels is perforated by the piercing it can lead to hemorrhage. In some cases that requires that the peforation in the blood vessel be surgically closed. ...Read more

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How to stop a bleeding tongue.

How to stop a bleeding tongue.

Bleeding: Use a sterile gauze or a tea bag applied to the site with pressure for 30 minutes. ...Read more

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I have cut on tongue which is not healing not bleeding?

I have cut on tongue which is not healing not bleeding?

tongue lesion: You should see an ENT doctor to examine the lesion and your dentition. A persistent ulcer on tongue should be biopsied to r/o malignancy and this can be done at the office. ...Read more

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Could tongue bleeding have anything to do with bronchitis?

Could tongue bleeding have anything to do with bronchitis?

Not likely: You could cough up some blood with a severe bronchitis, but bleeding from the tongue would be very unusual. If you have a sore or other spot that is bleeding anywhere in the throat, get it checked out asap, it could be a cancer. ...Read more

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I brushed my two year olds tongue and it started bleeding?

I brushed my two year olds tongue and it started bleeding?

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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