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2 year old child, suffered head injury, bit tongue, bleeding, skin sticking to tongue. Surgery required?

my 2yr old son put his feet on a table and flipped a chair backwards and hit a door with his head causing him to bite his toung on the right blead for a little bit but there was a lot. we cleaned him up and gave him a popsicle to eat...he doesnt seem to be in pain or have trouble eating but he has skin sticking up on his tounge and it sorda looks as if his teeth pinched the skin up..will he need to get that little pinch of skin cut off or stiched bc its been 10 hours and it hasnt gone down at all
Asked On : Tue, 10 Jul 2012
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

That can be decided after clinical examination. Most of the cases it is required to be stitched back.

pl prevent injuries like this from occurring by taking adequate child protection measures.

Hope there are no vomiting or any other associated problems.

Hope this helps
take care

Answered: Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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