Q:

last night i noticed a red spot, almost like a cut on the tip of my lo's tongue.
She isn't teething. I assumed she just scratched her tongue with her fingers... (she's been sucking on them like crazy recently). Any idea what caused it?



Roopashree Siddireddy

Please consult your paediatric expert. It may be due to heat. If she is scratching then cut her nails and file it. Sucking or keep hands in mouth is a common habit in babies and natural. Just remove hands gently. Hope it will heal soon. As tongue is supplied my many blood vessels.. and a soft organ..and scratches may cause it to bleed. Check with your doctor as wel. Feed milk as much as possible. Don't do any home remedies.

Sifna Rasheed

Thank you Roopashree Siddireddy

Roopashree Siddireddy

welcome sifna. Hope you baby is fine now.

Sifna Rasheed

yeah! she's fine. . pediatrician said there's nothing to worry about it 😊

Roopashree Siddireddy

That's great. Good to hear this. Take care.

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