A 27-year-old male asked:
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I want to get the webbing under my toung pierced next week. I smoke and I hear it's bad to smoke with a new web piercing. Is this true?

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Dr. Derek Farley
23 years experience in Urgent Care
Yes: Because it is bad (for your health) to smoke without a piercing, too.
Answered on May 16, 2015
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