A 40-year-old member asked:
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is there a problem if you drink wine with a new tongue piercing?

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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.
Answered on Jul 18, 2012

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