Is consuming blood bad?

I sometimes tear off my lips and a bit of blood comes out and I put my tongue on it and swallow it. It is a kind of habit.

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The Maasai tribe, of southern Kenya and northern Tanzania, regularly drink cow blood and are very healthy. I'd be concerned about the transmission of disease however if I were to regularly ingest blood.

    As for a bit of your own blood, I wouldn't be concerned. It's the regular tearing of your lip that would be more concerning as a habit.

  • 1 month ago

    A little bit won't hurt any.

  • 1 month ago

    Swallowing small amounts of our own blood for various reason like a nosebleed for instance.

    It will do you no harm.

  • kelvin
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    not if it's your own blood

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