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Tongue Piercing

Drilling Down on Body Piercing Health Issues

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 07.21.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

While I offer no moral nor aesthetic judgment to would-be piercers, they should just be aware that today's trendy practices change in a blink. And while most piercings will close over time, there are medical risks.

Tongue Piercings Could Lead to Severe Brain Infections

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

A CT scan and an MRI delivered the diagnoses with alarming clarity. The woman was suffering from a festering brain abscess in her cerebellum.