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Why is it when you get a cut on your tongue it heals a lot faster than a cut on your knee or something?
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Better blood supply
Face in general and tongue in particular enjoy abundant blood supply providing for fast healing of any damage.

In brief: Better blood supply
Face in general and tongue in particular enjoy abundant blood supply providing for fast healing of any damage.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. James Vito
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Blood vessels
More blood vessels in your tongue than in your knee.

In brief: Blood vessels
More blood vessels in your tongue than in your knee.
Dr. James Vito
Dr. James Vito
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