What Can You Eat When You Have a Tongue Ring?

Answer Tongue rings are not a piercing for the faint of heart. It takes about 2 weeks to heal completely, during which time you will experience swelling, inflammation and increased sensitivity in the pier... Read More »

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What do you use to get a tongue ring?

When getting a tongue piercing, a 12-gauge bore hollow needle will usually be used to pierce the tongue. A 12-gauge barbell stem is used to keep the hole open for the first few days, until it can ... Read More »

Healing from a Tongue Ring?

You're getting your tongue pierced. You're dreading the procedure, but it'll only take a moment--then you can wow your friends and family!If that's what you're thinking, you've got it backwards. Th... Read More »

How to Disinfect a New Tongue Ring?

Placing a new ring in your tongue piercing without proper disinfection can result in an infection. Original tongue jewelry requires periodic disinfecting as well, even if it is never removed. Tongu... Read More »

Reasons for Having a Tongue Ring?

Getting a tongue ring can be a cultural necessity or a fashion statement; it depends on the wearer's intent and her social milieu. Roman soldiers endured piercings to prove their courage before bat... Read More »