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My tongue
My tongue  
My tongue again
My tongue again  
QUESTION: I just got y tounge pierced the 21 of December and I have this bump I hard skin white white stuff and If i brush it it sometimes has a little blood. I don't want to take the piercing out , so what do I do to make this go awy and my piercing be normal? What's wrong with it? How long will it take to fix? Please help.

ANSWER: Your piercing may have several different factors that interfere with healing. http://brnskll.com/shares/learn-about-piercing-bumps describes some of them.

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My tounge
My tounge  

Tongue
Tongue  
QUESTION: Thank you.
So is this infected or just irration? Is it the bar? It's the bar I got when I originally got my tounge pierced.
It hurts a little hit.
What do I do?
How long till it gets better?

Answer
It is not clear from the photos whether your piercing is accurately angled.
If it leans -\- instead of being perpendicular -|- then you may have continued irritation, even if you change the jewelry.

Where are you located? I'll be pleased to refer you to a qualified professional in your area.

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Brian Skellie

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I can answer questions in regards to and not limited to: jewelry safety, specifically material, shape, proportion, and related issues; aseptic technique and sterilization as it applies to piercing safety; ethical issues of technique and bedside manner; the aftercare and recovery process for piercings. *Available for consultation.

Experience

Body artist and founder of Piercing Experience (1992), http://brnskll.com/ and SciCan Authorized Dealer of STATIM Sterilizers and related infection control products http://statim.us/

Organizations
Currently serving on the APP Board of Directors as President, formerly as Global Media Director 2013-2014, International Liaison 2010-13, Treasurer 1997-99. Over fifteen years with ASTM and APP.

Publications
The Point Journal of the Association of Professional Piercers, USA Today, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta Magazine, Creative Loafing

Education/Credentials
I regularly participate and teach in many APP and related body art educational programs. I keep current certifications for OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens, First Aid, and CPR.

Awards and Honors
APP President's Award, Best Freehand Piercer, Best of Atlanta

Past/Present Clients
Tens of thousands of one on one client experiences as the founder of Piercing Experience in Atlanta, GA, USA http://www.piercing.org/ *Body jewelry design and safety expert: Member ASTM committee F04(www.astm.org)and former Member AAMI (www.aami.org) Research advisor and educator for the APP for over a decade(www.safepiercing.org) teaching advanced studio setup, sterilization and equipment management, freehand piercing, aseptic/sterile technique and much more. Distributor and Body Art expert for SciCan StatIM sterilization and infection control products. http://statim.us/ and http://piercers.com/

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