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When I was younger I used to get canker sores all the time but I recently had my tongue pierced. Now I have one again. What do I do to get rid of it?

When I was younger I used to get canker sores all the time but I recently had my tongue pierced. Now I have one again. What do I do to get rid of it?

Be sure of diagnosis: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more

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Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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

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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Got tongue pierced 4 months ago, it healed well... In those 4 months, on three different occasions i would get cramping pains under my tongueon oneside?

Got tongue pierced 4 months ago, it healed well... In those 4 months, on three different occasions i would get cramping pains under my tongueon oneside?

Not good: I don't thin k it healed that well because tongue piercings are prone to infection so the actual healing never fully occurs . Your a great example of this those pains are a great example of your body telling you to get that thing out of your mouth! ...Read more

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My bf wants to get his tongue pierced but uses smokeless tobacco?

My bf wants to get his tongue pierced but uses smokeless tobacco?

Problem: With or without smokless tobacco - it is dangerous. Tongue barbells can chip or fracture front teeth. Gums can be damaged by the rubbing of barbells requiring periodontal surgery. An unscrewed barbell may be aspirated into the lungs. Infections can be quite severe & eventually lead to disfigurement. There can be significant blood loss & permanent neuralgia (pain). ...Read more

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My husband wants to get his tongue pierced but uses smokeless tobacco. Risky?

My husband wants to get his tongue pierced but uses smokeless tobacco. Risky?

Good if stops use: If this tongue piercing opportunity leads to your husband stopping tobacco use, then this will become a very good thing. If he continues to use tobacco, risk of cancer is high even without tongue piercing. Take advantage of this opportunity to stop tobacco use, or live to regret it. ...Read more

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What to eat after you get your tongue pierced?

Ice cream: Tongue piercing can cause many bad situations to occur and is really tempting fate, and should never be done. However, ice cream is initially very helpful for comfort. ...Read more

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Can you get your tongue pierced if you wear orthodontic retainers?

Can you get your tongue pierced if you wear orthodontic retainers?

Tongue ring: Tongue rings are one of those things that make little sense to me, why stick a spike thru your tongue with some artful little ball attached that almost no one will ever see and can cause many dental problems from broken teeth to fractured restorations to infection, not to mention numbness and possible extensive bleeding upon placement. Would not recommend doing it. ...Read more

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