New Body Piercings: What to Do When Something Goes Wrong

Modifying your body with a piercing is a little more tricky than modifying it with a tattoo. Although a piercing is a quick pinch that’s over in an instant, the pain and discomfort afterwards lasts much longer than the pain inflicted by a tattoo. Tattoos heal initially in 5-10 days, and will be healed completely …

The Healing Process of a Tongue Piercing (With Pictures)

Tongue Piercing Basics Tongue piercings are one of the more popular piercings—they’re easy to heal and simple to conceal. In general, getting the piercing is relatively pain-free, depending on your tolerance. The level of pain varies for each person. Swelling. You tongue will swell for about 8 to 10 days after the initial piercing; the amount …