What does an infected tongue look like?

Answer An infected tongue is also known as glossitis. Glossitis has a very recognizable appearance and can be treated easily.FactsSome common causes of glossitis include a viral or bacterial infection, ho... Read More »

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I got a tongue piercing and it's infected. Can't tell my parent so what do I do I'm terrified, advice please?

Go to a doctor or emergency room. You need anti-biotics and they are only available by prescription. You also need Peridex (prescription only). It's an anti-microbial mouthwash. Tell your parent... Read More »

How long does it take for a tongue piercing to heal & how can u prevent it to not be infected/swollen?

A tongue piercing is one of the fastest healing piercings out there - with traditional healing time being approximately 1-3 months at maximum.Unfortunately, it's nearly impossible to keep the swell... Read More »

Why do I feel pain in the bottom of the tongue after tongue piercing?

Lol, no. It's very uncommon for either of the arteries in the human tongue to curve inward to the center. And if that happened and a piercer hit a vein, you would have bled to death. Piercings (Goo... Read More »

Could burning your tongue on very hot food leave little dots on your tongue?

Yes if your tongue has been burned by a hot bevarege or food itmay cause some small dots on your tongue. If this happens,your tongue may feel pain, it will probably feel kind oflike sand paper at f... Read More »