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Can you drink alcohol when you barely got your tongue pierced?

Can you drink alcohol when you barely got your tongue pierced?

OUCH!!!: Piercing is a wound on skin and muscle.
Alcohol will hurt (irritated) and be painful
be concerned instead for possible infection. . ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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If I got my tongue pierced a week ago, can I drink alcohol?

Yes, you can: In moderation. However, for your information tongue studs can damage your teeth, induce infection and may be swallowed. ...Read more

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How long do I wait till I can drink after getting my tongue pierced?

How long do I wait till I can drink after getting my tongue pierced?

Wait: When bleeding stops and no oozing is present. If drink is alcohol than it can act as an astringent to reduce germs. ...Read more

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How long after I get my tongue pierced can I have an alcoholic drink?

Don't do it: Tongue studs can damage your teeth and may be swallowed. I have seen patients who had this happen to them. The alcohol issue just depends on how long the area takes to heal as it may be sensitive while it's raw. ...Read more

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How long should I not drink for after having my tongue pierced?

How long should I not drink for after having my tongue pierced?

Not good! Danger!: Tongue piercing is a dangerous procedure usually performed by unqualified people. For dentists tongue piercing is an ethical violation. It would subject a patient to harm without any benefit to his/her health. Among the most important ethical mandates of the medical and dental professions is "do no harm". ...Read more

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Took a single four tablet dose of tinidazole yesterday morning. Still taste metallic in mouth. How long till taste goes away? When can I drink alcohol

Took a single four tablet dose of tinidazole yesterday morning. Still taste metallic in mouth. How long till taste goes away? When can I drink alcohol

Don't understand?: What does a metallic taste in your mouth have to do with drinking alcohol? Dysgeusia, the official name for a funny taste in the mouth, can persist for several days, and sometimes weeks. You are being treated for a fungal infection, and the more important issue is drinking while trying to combat an infection, and why when you can drink is so important to you? Might you have a problem? ...Read more

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Help please! Is drinking alcohol with a recently done tongue piercing dangerous?

Help please! Is drinking alcohol with a recently done tongue piercing dangerous?

Possibly: If you get drunk and the piercing isn't secure you could swollow it. The good news is the alcohol can act as an astringent and kill bacteria associated with the piercing. ...Read more

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I'm worried about a red painless bump (s) on the back right side of my tongue. I'm 21 and do not smoke. I also do not drink alcohol much at all.?

I'm worried about a red painless bump (s) on the back right side of my tongue. I'm 21 and do not smoke. I also do not drink alcohol much at all.?

Taste buds: Those painless bumps on the back of your tongue are supposed to be there. They are taste buds and are called circumvellate papillae. Do not worry about them. Good luck and feel better ...Read more

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Can I drink aftr getting my tongue pierced?

Water...at the least: Putting a hole in your tongue usually does not stop people from drinking. There is a safe waiting time regardless of what you wish to drink. But do drink at least water to keep hydrated. Ask the person piercing your tongue...If that is their vocation then they should be able to give you a solid answer you can believe. ...Read more

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My husband has a terriable taste in his mouth that brushing or mouthwash does not help he is 77years old and doesnot have many health issues, he does not smoke or drink alcohol. This is affecting his appitite also. Thank you for taking my question.

My husband has a terriable taste in his mouth that brushing or mouthwash does not help he is 77years old and doesnot have many health issues, he does not smoke or drink alcohol. This is affecting his appitite also. Thank you for taking my question.

See your dentist!: These kinds of things are best addressed by your dentist, as he/she can more accurately assess your husband's situation. There are many things that can contribute to bad breath (often periodontal disease), but your dentist should be able to help!
good luck. ...Read more

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The past couple days I've been dehydrated and always thirsty no matter how much water I drink. Didn't drink alcohol. Is this dry mouth? Cures? Thx

Dehydrated thirsty: Go to doctor/urgent care may be diabetes. Also check thyroid. Also always alternate water with diet drinks with pure water constantly you can dilute your body sodium and that is not good. ...Read more

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For the past 3 months I've had a metallic/bitter taste in my mouth, along with dry mouth and sores on the roof of my mouth and uvula. I don't take any medications, don't drink alcohol or caffeine, don't smoke anything, and am not overweight.

For the past 3 months I've had a metallic/bitter taste in my mouth, along with dry mouth and sores on the roof of my mouth and uvula. I don't take any medications, don't drink alcohol or caffeine, don't smoke anything, and am not overweight.

Need to be seen: We can list a hundred possibilities which won't really help you. You need to start be seeing your own dentist in person for a complete and thorough medical and dental history, as well as a clinical examination. That's the way to find out for sure what the problem (s) are and how best to quickly feel better. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking acetaminophen?

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking acetaminophen?

It depends...: There is no exact time. Alcohol and Acetaminophen (tylenol) are both metabolized by the liver. The more you stress the liver with one, the less of the other that can be safely ingested. For example, an alcoholic with cirrhosis could potentially have problems with as little as 2 grams of Acetaminophen in 24 hours...And a young healthy person could take a moderate dose of both without any problem. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking clonazepam? It has been two days

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking clonazepam? It has been two days

Clonazepam & Alcohol: The half-life of Clonazepam is 19-60 hours, depending on the state of your liver and other health. This means you still have clonazapam in you, although less than 48 hours ago. It takes 4-6 days for all the Clonazepam to be eliminated from your system, assuming you don't take any further doses. I suggest not drinking alcohol with this medication at all. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after using vaginal metronizdole?

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after using vaginal metronizdole?

Minimum of 48 hours: Before imbibing alcohol. This drug has an Antabuse-like effect that can last in your body for up to 48 hours. So you should refrain from drinking during this time. You want to be able to absorb your full dose of my metronidazole, and not feel nauseous and sick afterwards. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking a laxative?

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking a laxative?

See below: Need to be hydrated. Urine needs to light in color. The darker yellow the more dehydrated you are. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after I take 30mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? I took my daily 30mg dose of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) at 11:30am this morning.

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after I take 30mg of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? I took my daily 30mg dose of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) at 11:30am this morning.

You should not drink: You should not drink alcohol while you are taking vynase as there is serious drg interaction and can lead to serious often irreversible side effects and in extreme cases even death can occur. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

At least 8 hours: Both can cause drowsiness, & combination can cause severe drowsiness. Usual dose for Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is 3 times a day; so sedation risk less after 8 hours. Ideally should not drink alcohol with medications, especially ones that can cause additive effects. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink alcohol after a car accident with a possible liver laceration?

How long should I wait to drink alcohol after a car accident with a possible liver laceration?

Alcohol: If the car accident had anything to do with alcohol, I wouldn't recommend you drink ever.
Consult with your physician for clearance for alcohol consumption. ...Read more

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I am taking metronidazole 500mg twice per day for 7 days how long should I wait to drink alcohol and what are the risks if I drink while taking it?

I am taking metronidazole 500mg twice per day for 7 days how long should I wait to drink alcohol and what are the risks if I drink while taking it?

Drinking on Flagyl: You should wait several days after your last pill. It you drink on Flagyl it is likely that you'll be nauseous and throw up. ...Read more

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How long after an oral extraction should you wait to drink alcohol?

How long after an oral extraction should you wait to drink alcohol?

Depends: Probably should wait at least until you are no longer on medications related to the tooth extraction, like antibiotics or pain medications. Pain medications and alcohol definitely do not mix. ...Read more

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How long do I wait to drink alcohol after finishing clindamycin?

How long do I wait to drink alcohol after finishing clindamycin?

Very short 1/2 life: Clindamycin is out of your system w/in hours of the last pill and there is no danger from the combo in any case. The very important reason NOT to combine them is the reduction in antibiotic effectiveness. You want the effects to be optimal but after the drug is finished and out of your system that's over. So, drink moderately (always!) and you should be okay. Especially if the original issue's ok. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more