How to Treat a Bitten Tongue
Watch more Children's Health & Safety videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/423-Childrens-Health-and-Safety Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn to treat a bitten tongue with these instructions. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Use ice Suck on an ice cube or a Popsicle for several minutes. Tip If you're treating a child, remember that kids take their cues from you, so calm them down by acting like the injury is no big deal. Step 2: Stop the bleeding With the gauze or washcloth, press on the area that's bleeding until it's no longer bleeding. Warning If the bleeding doesn't stop after 15 minutes, seek medical attention. Step 3: Rinse with salt water Rinse and spit with salt water or a solution of one part hydrogen peroxide, two parts water. Tip If you have a lot of pain or the accident happens before bedtime, take a recommended dose of pain reliever. Step 4: Let it heal Don't eat acidic or salty foods for a day or two. And chew a little more carefully from now on! Did You Know? Did you know? The tongue is actually a group of several different muscles.