Swelling and inflammation: Days 4–10
The swelling tends to increase for several days after the piercing, and it may last for a week or slightly longer . The wound may also bleed or ooze.
Then, how long does a snake bite tongue piercing take to heal?
With proper aftercare and no complications, the healing time for a venom piercing is 6 to 8 weeks. Keep in mind that not everyone heals at the same speed and factors like your overall health and smoking can also slow healing.
Simply so, how long does a snake eye piercing hurt?
Your tongue won’t be fully healed for about one to two months. During that time, especially in the beginning, you may have a lot of swelling. Plus, at the initial piercing, you can expect a little bit of blood too. You may feel some pain for that first month, but it should start lessening after the first week or so.
Do Snake Eye piercings reject?
Most piercers consider the snake eyes piercing to be unsafe. Most reputable piercing shops refuse to do it. There’s a high risk of rejection as well as gum rejection, cracking or chipping of the teeth. … Health isn’t the only concern stopping people from getting this piercing.
On the flip side, don’t:
- use tongue scrapers.
- play with your jewelry.
- engage in french kissing or oral sex until the piercing has completely healed.
- play contact sports with your jewelry in your tongue.
- smoke or drink alcohol during the healing process.
About tongue piercings, it is true that tongue piercings do not completely close up if they have completely healed before the tongue stud is removed. … If the tongue piercing is removed for even one night, it will partially close up as it is a muscle, which is very unlike ear piercings.
I hide mine by keeping my tongue low and towards my gums. You should be able to talk normally when you try it just look in the mirror to see if you can see it while talking. When you talk your tongue might push up towards the lower set of teeth but just keep it down.
While the piercing itself is not particularly difficult or painful, you should expect a good deal of swelling afterward; you may also find you have a slight lisp and difficulty speaking for the first two to four days, but this is temporary and will improve as the swelling decreases. …
The risks don’t stop there though, he added: “The jewellery itself sits on the back of the teeth. It is almost guaranteed that the client will see gum erosion, cracking/chipping of the teeth, and migration/rejection of the piercing leaving a nasty looking scar.”
You’ll also have to be careful to prevent bacteria getting into the mouth which means no smoking, kissing, putting your hands in your mouth OR engage in oral sex. You should avoid this for as long as possible, with many websites advising against oral sex for at least 4-6 weeks.
Symptoms of piercing rejection
- more of the jewelry becoming visible on the outside of the piercing.
- the piercing remaining sore, red, irritated, or dry after the first few days.
- the jewelry becoming visible under the skin.
- the piercing hole appearing to be getting larger.
- the jewelry looking like it is hanging differently.