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Bruise under tongue looks dark red - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   i ate a sharp cracker and i think it made something underneath my tounge but not un my tounge ..its the size of a kidney bean and it hurts a lot
User :   its red and when i eat it is painful..that side it larger than by other side of the mouth
Doctor :  
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When was it happened?
User :   just like an hour ago
Doctor :   Did it bleed?
User :   it look like a blood clot like its inside but i tatste a little blood
Doctor :  
Is it burning pain?
User :   no more like a bruise
User :   purplelish
User :   i dnt want it to get infected
Doctor :   Did you not observe it previously?
User :   yea its still the same
Doctor :  
Try putting a mixture of baking soda over it
User :   like a mouth wash or just
Doctor :  
It relieves for pain
User :   baking soda and water mouth wash
Doctor :  
paste of baking soda

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