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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
14 years experience Dentistry
Loaded Question!: First, you should never get your tongue pierced. There are so many chances for infection, disease transmission and dental issues resulting from that ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See an ENT specialis: You may need surgery to prevent a permanent slit. Maybe not. An exam by a throat DR will determine the best course. If surgery is needed, the sooner t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janelle Ferber-Stumpf
38 years experience Dentistry
YES!: It is very painful during and afterwards. There is a high risk of infection as well. Expect pain, swelling, difficulty talking and eating . If you pl ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, Yes, yes: Tongue piercing comes w continued pain as well as swelling, tenderness, bleeding & bruising for around 5 days. If the swelling makes it difficult ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Piercing: Any piercing runs the risk of infection, excessive bleeding and of course pain. A trusted health inspected and approved facility is essential to ensur ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Of course: The tongue piercing typically takes between 6 -8 weeks to heal and your pain should decrease over that time period. A cautionary note -- please be ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tongue Piercing: Tongue piercing comes w continued pain as well as swelling, tenderness, bleeding & bruising for around 5 days. If the swelling makes it difficult ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
A lot: Tongue piercing comes w continued pain as well as swelling, tenderness, bleeding & bruising for around 5 days. If the swelling makes it difficult ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Nerve endings: There are a lot of nerve endings in the tongue, so it will hurt. If this is a new pain in an old piercing, I would worry about infection, which could ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Piercing: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or ask ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Slootsky
Specializes in Dentistry
Pain now or later?: I would not do it. I have seen many patients lose teeth, crack teeth, or loosen teeth later on. Of course, there could be an infection when the ... Read More
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