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Red and swollen tongue after tongue bite - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello?
Doctor :   Go ahead with ur query
User :   Hello, doctor. I have a question.
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   I bit my tongue pretty hard yesterday.
User :   Usually it just gets red and swollen. I rinsed with mouthwash right afterward. I woke up this morning and it hurt really badly. I looked in the mirror and right below where I bit my tongue was a small white spot.
User :   I was just wondering if this is something serious or not.
Doctor :   is it bleeding?
Doctor :   it here any swelling/hematome?
User :   It's not bleeding, but it's swollen.
Doctor :   Do u have difficulty breathing swalllong ?
User :   No, I'm breathing and swallowing just fine. I have trouble eating because it hurts, though.
Doctor :   It will resolve in 4-5 days
Doctor :   Take Ibuprofen 400 mg 34 times day.
Doctor :   Give rest as much as possible
Doctor :   Take liquid diet
Doctor :   Do u followme?
User :   Yeah. Thank you, doctor.
Doctor :   Bye\
User :   Bye.(:
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