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I have snake eyes pericing and it has a blood clot under the tongue what am i suppose to do?

I have snake eyes pericing and it has a blood clot under the tongue what am i suppose to do?

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

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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I have a blood clot under my tongue what does that mea?

I have a blood clot under my tongue what does that mea?

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

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What courses blood clot on the tongue?

What courses blood clot on the tongue?

Please clarify:: What kind of blood clot? That could be due to just trauma or if you asking about blood vessel clot, that is different . They are called thrombosis. Please clarify the question. ...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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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 ?

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

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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...

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...

Bite: You may have bitten your tongue that caused blood clot to form. If that is the case, it will disappear in a few days. If it is still there in two weeks, please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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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. Dont hurt.

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. Dont 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

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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?

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