The hard decision to take out your tongue piercing needs to be handled correctly to prevent infection. If you are planning on taking out your piercing temporarily, make sure that the hole is completely healed before atte... More »

Pacific Body Jewelry and Piercing states that new tongue piercings should be cleaned once in the morning and once at night, as well as after anything besides water is ingested for at least seven days after the initial pi... More »

The best way to hide a tongue piercing is to replace your jewelry with a piercing retainer after the initial healing period. Piercing retainers are usually constructed from a clear, hard plastic and are easy to use. More »

Potential side effects of a tongue piercing include infection, disease transmission, extensive bleeding and nerve damage. Another possible side effect is endocarditis, which results when bacteria enter the bloodstream, a... More »

The best way to hide a tongue piercing is to replace your jewelry with a piercing retainer after the initial healing period. Piercing retainers are usually constructed from a clear, hard plastic and are easy to use. More »

According to Living Healthy 360, an infected tongue piercing is painful and swollen with some reddening or discoloration appearing around the site of the piercing. It is very sensitive to the touch and may produce some l... More »

Pacific Body Jewelry and Piercing states that new tongue piercings should be cleaned once in the morning and once at night, as well as after anything besides water is ingested for at least seven days after the initial pi... More »