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When should tongue-tie in babies be treated?

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Not all doctors agree on this. Some say to take care of it right away to ward off any issues. Others think it’s better to wait. That’s because it might not cause any problems or may loosen up over time.

There’s no way to know for sure what’ll happen.

From: What Is Tongue-Tie in Babies? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Tongue-Tie (Ankyloglossia).”

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: “Ankyloglossia (Tongue-Tie).”

National Health Service: “Tongue-Tie.”

Victoria State Government, Better Health Channel: “Tongue-Tie.”

Reviewed by Roy Benaroch on January 10, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Tongue-Tie (Ankyloglossia).”

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: “Ankyloglossia (Tongue-Tie).”

National Health Service: “Tongue-Tie.”

Victoria State Government, Better Health Channel: “Tongue-Tie.”

Reviewed by Roy Benaroch on January 10, 2018

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