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while sleeping I bit my tongue and now its so swollen I cant

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while sleeping I bit my tongue and now its so swollen I cant eat and is difficult to swallow. What can I do ?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. S RIAZ replied 7 years ago.
You can take an anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen or naproxen and avoid eating for few hours or overnight so that healing can take place. By evening or tomorrow morning, it should be a lot better. If not, then you should see a doctor. Thanks.

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