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can excessive alcohol intake cause a bleeding tongue

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can excessive alcohol intake cause a bleeding tongue
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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excessive alcohol can damage the liver and cause bleeding.

Dr. David :

excessive alcohol can decrease your vitamin C and folate and B12 levels and if you have bad gums and bad teeth, this can cause bleeding.

Customer:

An friends wife has been drinking excessively for around 3-4 years and he has described her tongue as being bright red with occasional bleeding ! is this something to worry about ?

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yes.

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she needs to see a doctor and have her mouth evaluated.

Customer:

should she see a doctor ?

Dr. David :

yes, she needs to see a doctor.

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thank you

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have her mouth evaluated.

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and gums evaluated.

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