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Does eating ice help reduce swelling with an oral piercing?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably

Ice will reduce blood flow to the area and by doing so, reduce swelling.

In brief: Probably

Ice will reduce blood flow to the area and by doing so, reduce swelling.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Some

#1 don't chew the ice - it will harm/weaken your teeth.
If the swelling is immediate - yes - it will help. If it is longer term - have the area checked to make certain that there is no infection and no allergic reaction.

In brief: Some

#1 don't chew the ice - it will harm/weaken your teeth.
If the swelling is immediate - yes - it will help. If it is longer term - have the area checked to make certain that there is no infection and no allergic reaction.
Dr. David Schneider
Dr. David Schneider
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