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Blackish blue spot on tongue tip, not sore, did not bite tongue. Cause of worry?

Hi. I woke up with a black and blue spot near the tip of my tongue . Noticed it when i was brushing my teeth this morning. It s not sore at all just discolored. It wasn t there last night when i brushed. I dont remember biting my tongue should i be concerned about this or how long do i let it go before i get it checked?
Asked On : Thu, 4 Oct 2012
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Dear terrynrhonda1993
It looks like a haematoma of the tongue, that is collection of semisolid blood under the tongue mucosa.
You may not remember tongue bite in sleep. Usually resolves in 1-2 wks. If not you may require to see a specialist.

Dr Bharath Rao
Answered: Thu, 4 Oct 2012
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