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tongue piercing pain under tongue

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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 56-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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably not: For the long term, probably not, but it will be temporarily changed. Be careful with tongue piercings, as these increase your risk for cracking or fr ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tongue: If the hole is small it may heal by itself but if its been there for awhile, it may have to be repaired by an ENT surgeon

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