Swelling: You’ll probably experience some swelling, but it should subside within a few days. “Philtrum piercings tend to experience a decent amount of localized swelling,” says Pearce. It should subside on its own with proper aftercare. … This can result in crust around the piercing.
Regarding this, how do you reduce swelling from a Medusa piercing?
Cold foods and beverages are soothing and help reduce swelling. Foods like mashed potatoes and oatmeal are hard to eat because they stick to your mouth and jewelry. For tongue piercings, try to keep your tongue level in your mouth as you eat, because the jewelry can get stuck between your teeth when your tongue turns.