A female asked:
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i have recently gotten my tongue web pierced and i have bits of white tissue on both sides of the piercing. i think it's just scar tissue but i'm not?

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Dr. Rashid Altafi
Specializes in General Practice
Observation: I would continue to monitor this small tissue growths over the next several weeks to see if they improve or resolve. What you are observing is part of the healing process. If there are any significant changes (ie. size or color or shape) please follow up with your primary care provider.
Answered on May 1, 2017

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
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Make sure you do not: Get infected. Wash with Alcohol and H2O2. New ski/Fibrosis can cause itching.

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