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Why Is My Tongue Yellow And Bleeding
I have red/white bumps on the back of my tongue with some white coating. Also yellow coating in middle of tongue with few bleeding taste buds.
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Hello I think I may have 20 holes in my theeth, badly yellow theeth constant bad breath My gums are swallow and bleeding yellow tongue, so much pain?
Tongue coatings: Tongues that have coatings on them are very common. The color ranges from white, to beige to yellow to brown to black. Bleeding is of even more concern to me. There are lots of causes for both symptoms and rather that give you a cookbook list of possibilities, it's imperative that you see your general dentist or an oral surgeon for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Untreated, it will worsen! ...Read more
No: The color depends on the amount of blood so if very little (which is expected) it will have a yellowish tone to it. ...Read more
I think I have a scab or a cut and i feel it with my tongue, its not bleeding it hurts when food touches it, what's going on?
Needs to be seen: These types of situations need to be actually seen in order to diagnose and suggest treatment. See your own dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
I have both upper and lower permanent retainers placed yesterday. The lower one cut my tongue and i'm bleeding. Should i be worried?
Return ASAP: The tissue inside mouth is delicate ; easily damaged. The good news is once the offending cause is removed, it heals rapidly! it is likely that your retainer has minor but pointy edge somewhere. Please return to your dentist asap. Once the retainer is adjusted you should feel better almost right away. This type of imperfection in retainer is hardly visible, and post-insert adjustments are common. ...Read more
I have accidentally bitten my tongue.There is no bleeding but there is a small cut present. Do I need to take any medication or will it self heal?
Should self heal: Tongue injuries should heal completely within a few days. Drinking adequate water and doing mouth rinses frequently may help speed healing. ...Read more
My son fell off the bed and cut his tongue. it stopped bleeding after a few minutes and now hours later. i noticed a gash on his tongue and he has bee?
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
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
See doctor: You need to see your doctor. May need a biopsy. Now get going and don't delay ...Read more
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 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
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 more
Bleeding tongue: Take a tea bag, wet it and use it to apply pressure for 15-30 minutes (or dry sterile gauze pad) on the bleeding site. If it is still a problem you will need to see your dentist (and possibly your physician to check your BP and clotting time). ...Read more
Tongue bite: Impossible to answer without complete history/exam.A bite can lead to problems like infection.You should see a doctor/dentist. Before you go you may try oralgel for pain.A tea bag and pressure may stop the bleeding. But get to a clinican to be safe. ...Read more
See Dentist ASAP: Can be physical irritation, infection, neoplasm, burn, or many other possibilities. Lease seek professional care now. ...Read more
I bit the tip of my tongue hard and was bleeding as i was falling into a deep sleep, what could of caused this?
Slight bleeding from straight line on my tongue. occasional & doesn't last long. no other symptoms. was taking Vancomycin.
Get checked: Use if antibiotics can cause yeast infection in the mouth or tongue. However that usually does not bleed and is readily seen as a white coating on the tongue and mouth. Get your mouth and tongue examined carefully by an oral surgeon or ENT to rule out any cancerous lesion . ...Read more
A piece of glass cut the middle of my tongue while eating food. What else should I do? I used ice to stop the bleeding. Do I need a Dr. or RX?
Glass injury: Superficial cuts to the tongue generally heal quickly, with no intervention required. You can rinse mouth with water after eating to loosen debris. One risk of glass injury is a shard of glass remaining in the wound. This can be identified with XRAY, however the tongue is highly sensitive and I suspect you would notice it. Given bleeding has stopped, no further action required. See Dr if problem. ...Read more
On pill for years & I've been bleeding/brown discharge for 2 wks on the yellow section (not sugar pill section). Is it normal, should I see a dr?
Not normal: Bleeding on the active pills in your package of birth control pills is not normal. It can be caused by missing pills or taking them late and sometimes happens if your pills are changed from one brand to another, one generic to another, or name brand to generic. However, it can also be caused by STDs so you do need to be seen and examined. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My 2-yr-old bit his tongue and he now has a couple millimeter wide, half circle, flap on the side. If there is no bleeding, does he need stitches?
Doubt it: The mouth mucous has antibacterial qualities that reduce infection risk, and most of these heal with no treatment.Had he sliced a deep hole with a big flap of tongue moving around,an oral surgeon or ENT might work on it.What you describe should heal if left alone. ...Read more
I bit what seems like a hole in my tongue, on accident while chewing. It's bleeding and it hurts. Should I rush to the ER or will it heal on its own?
Tongue?: place pressure to area use gauze have someone check how severe it is ...Read more
My 9 months kid kept an insect in her mouth and it looks like the insect has bitten on her tongue and she had little bleeding. Any medication required?
Depends on reaction:
Do you know what kind of insect it was? Check for pain and swelling, discomfort. If she has difficulty eating or swallowing she needs to see a doctor asap. If she is acting normal then just keep an eye on her.
It would be best to call her pediatrician today and ask if they want to see her. ...Read more
My 7 year old daughter folded her tongue upside playfully and it started bleeding ... bleeding stopped after application of ice ... do I need to be co?
May be: Or not. Depends on the cause of the bleeding. If it is from a superficial cut from the teeth to the tongue then just watch for infection ...Read more
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