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What Can Be Taken To Reduce Swelling After Tongue Piercing
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Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Swelling: Tongue piercing comes w continued pain as well as swelling, tenderness, bleeding ; bruising for around 5 days. If the swelling makes it difficult to breath then you need emergent medical evaluation to ensure that your airway does not become compromised. If the tongue is seeping drainage that is other then white-colored or that is malodorous – then seek medical care for a possible infection. ...Read more
Probably from trauma: If it is not red and painful with exudate, it is probably swollen from traumatizing it. It should no longer be swollen at three months. Try not to play with it or bump it with food. Putting something cold on it, like an ice pack, might help. Otherwise, take the metal out of it for six weeks and see if that helps. If it is red, swollen and painful, see your doctor. ...Read more
Of course: The tongue piercing typically takes between 6 -8 weeks to heal and your pain should decrease over that time period. A cautionary note -- please be aware that often people with pierced tongue are much more prone to chipping their teeth. So budget for future dentistry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A lot: Tongue piercing comes w continued pain as well as swelling, tenderness, bleeding & bruising for around 5 days. If the swelling makes it difficult to breath then you need emergent medical evaluation to ensure that your airway does not become compromised. If the tongue is seeping drainage that is other then white-colored or that is malodorous – then please seek medical care for a possible infection. ...Read more
Tongue piercing : I would be surprised if you didn't have pain. If you have excessive pain or swelling consult a medical professional. I'm not a fan of tongue piercings. They can lead to broken teeth and injuries from aspiration or swallowing the stud. ...Read more
Tongue piercings: Tongue piercings are not a good idea in general. Could be cheap metal that reacts with the acid in your mouth. Rethink this anyway. Tongue piercings can result it chipping teeth, gum recession or worse. ...Read more
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