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can you drink after tongue piercing

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Eventually: As with any trauma, it is best to wait for some healing before you splash some alcohol or acid on a wound. Sugars in alcoholic and soda beverages pro ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Sure, but only if...: So long as you had no complications during the healing period. And, your tongue is not swollen and back to normal in size and feeling. If in doub ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: No but it might sting a bit until fully healed if you try to drink wine or acid or salty foods with a freshly pierced tongue.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Hold off a few days: I would hold off a few days just to be sure there are no complications with the piercing. Sometimes they can become infected and may start to swell an ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: If you get drunk and the piercing isn't secure you could swollow it.The good news is the alcohol can act as an astringent and kill bacteria associated ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janelle Ferber-Stumpf
37 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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Tongue piercing: The area is probably infected. See an oral surgeon. Remove the jewelry and leave it out.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know about: An aneursym but if can cause hemorrhaging. The tongue is very vascular and puncture of a large vessel could cause uncontrolled bleeding.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you are asking: This question about your own piercing - then you need medical eval asap.

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