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Both of my children were born tongue tied. My eldest had the tie cut after several months of age, and my youngest had it cut within a few hours of birth. While it may not be directly applicable to you, I was told it would bleed a little but not a lot, and while it's healing my children would be grumpy as it would sting. I saw my youngest getting his tie cut ...


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My son is 2 in half and he had his tongue clipped today. He has been in speech therapy for 3 months before surgery. After his surgery his tongue was still num and as we was leaving Cody was eating a red popsicle and I noticed he was bleeding so I rushed him back inside. Cody was bitting on his tongue eating it. I didn't know what to do . So I popped my boob ...


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First of all, if you haven't signed the consent form yet, use that opportunity to ask the surgeon all the questions you need to feel comfortable. Your consent is required for a reason. Make sure it is an informed consent. The main risk with any surgery is infection. This is not as trivial a risk as it might sound. My uncle died from a surgical infection,...


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This is actually an old question and a late answer for you. But for those who have the same question, I will try to explain it. Tongue tie mostly affects the speaking. Because the tie under the tongue limits the moving ability of the tongue, the patient does experience difficulties to pronounce the letters d, n, l, r, t, and z. So it might be the best ...


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My 5 month old had hers done. It's been 24 hrs and she bled quite a bit, so we had to stay until it stopped. They used something to stop the bleeding - forgot what it's called. She was in pain all evening afterwards, but nursed quite well. I also noticed dark colored bowel movement, which is not her norm but I'm almost certain it's from swallowing blood. ...


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