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I bit off part of my tongue in a seizure, will it grow bac

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I bit off part of my tongue in a seizure, will it grow back.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
yes, your tongue trauma will eventually heal.
the part of your tongue which you bit off most likely will not grow back.
but the area of the stitches will heal up and you will learn to use your new tongue for speech and eating.
in the future, your doctors could possibly graft on more muscle or tissue from your arm to your tongue to help fill the gap if needed
let me know if you have questions.

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