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how long should I wait after getting my tongue pierced to drink alcohol

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Traver
34 years experience Dentistry
Well: As long as it doesnt lead to piercing something else.
Dr. Santiago Roldan
19 years experience Dentistry
OUCH!!!: Piercing is a wound on skin and muscle. Alcohol will hurt (irritated) and be painful be concerned instead for possible infection ..
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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: in moderation. However, for your information tongue studs can damage your teeth, induce infection and may be swallowed .
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
wait: When bleeding stops and no oozing is present.If drink is alcohol than it can act as an astringent to reduce germs.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Soon: After i perform tonsillectomies i generally tell my patients they caeat or drink whatever they want to.... You body (and your piercing, for that matte ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
10- 14 days: It take s 10 -14 days for your tongue to, heal, after piercing. So no alcohol , smoking, french kissing, hot or spicy foods during that time. Follow ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Don't understand ?: What does a metallic taste in your mouth have to do with drinking alcohol? Dysgeusia, the official name for a funny taste in the mouth, can persist f ... Read More
A 48-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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Taste buds: those painless bumps on the back of your tongue are supposed to be there . They are taste buds and are called circumvellate papillae. Do not worry ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your Dentist: If you have any oral lesion, even asymptomatic and it does not clear in 2-3 weeks, see your dentist or PCP and get a professional examination and opin ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Water...at the least: Putting a hole in your tongue usually does not stop people from drinking. There is a safe waiting time regardless of what you wish to drink. But do ... Read More

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