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Husband on blood thinner ,......tongue is bleeding from

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Husband on blood thinner ,......tongue is bleeding from something. What should I do? Gave him salt water to gargle. Bobbi
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 year ago.

Hi, Bobbi,

I'm sorry to hear about that. You can put ice on his tongue. Wrap an ice cube in a thin towel and apply it for about 10 minutes at a time. If that doesn't stop it, and he is bleeding a lot, he will need to go to the ER.

Best regards,