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How long are tongue piercings typically swollen?

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Anywhere from 2 days to 2 weeks, 3 at the most. If it is longer than that, the barbell may not be long enough and it might be too tight. Your tongue may stay swollen for up to two weeks around the hole, well mine was anyway. But if you find the swelling hasn't gone down within three weeks go back to your piercer. I found eating ice lollies one after the other really helped so try that. Hope that helped

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