Be on the lookout for prolonged bleeding or infection after you have your tongue pierced. There is simply the potential for substantial risks involved with any oral piercing. With increasing levels of social acceptance, body art, including tongue piercing, has moved into mainstream culture and coincidentally with its gain in popularity, there have been reports of its attendant risks. Images of genital modifications, including the pubic mound, male and female nipples.
Furthermore, people who have just received oral piercings should avoid french kissing and any oral sex for at least two weeks, as this substantially lowers the risk of infection. The oral cavity is a complex environment for microbes.