A 55-year-old member asked:
i took my new tongue web piercing out, now there is a hard swelling?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Gary Sandler answered
53 years experience Dentistry
Tongue piercing: No way for us to know if it is inflamed, you have a hematoma or it's infected. See a dentist for an evaluation right away. Before you consider any oral piercing please be aware they are prone to infections and often cause broken teeth and sometimes gum recession.
Answered on Dec 15, 2013
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