Tongue Piercing

A tongue piercing is known as a body piercing placed directly on the center of the tongue. It is the second popular piercing done in young females. The maximum healing time of tongue piercing is 2 to 4 weeks. Complete healing takes around two months.

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Why do I have black spots on my tongue?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having black spots on the tongue. What might be the cause for it?  Read Full »


Dr. Subha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Black spots on the tongue might be due to: Hyperpigmentation of the tongue (present since birth) for which you need not worry. Exposure to any chemicals. Tongue piercing. Scar due to any oral surgical procedures. An initial stage of a condition called hairy to...  Read Full »

I have irritated red spots on the tongue and roof of mouth. What is it?

Query: Hello doctor, Ulcers are formed after getting a tooth extraction and have gotten worse and not gone away. They have been there for a month. I am worried it is oral cancer. Also, my tongue is sensitive and my tongue is slightly white, I also got white spots on the inside of my cheek and irritated re...  Read Full »


Dr. Geethanjali. S. S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your complaint and the relevant details and also saw the pictures you have attached. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The oral ulcer at the corner of your mouth seems to be formed by some external irritating factors like a toothbru...  Read Full »

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