Is my tongue ring infected?

I had my tongue pierced 3 days ago. It is swollen around the piercing and my taste buds on the front of my tongue are red like when you burn your tongue. On the top right in front of my peircing is almost like a scab its a yellowish white color its not very big but its stuck on my tongue. Is it infected or is this... show more I had my tongue pierced 3 days ago. It is swollen around the piercing and my taste buds on the front of my tongue are red like when you burn your tongue. On the top right in front of my peircing is almost like a scab its a yellowish white color its not very big but its stuck on my tongue. Is it infected or is this part of the healing process?
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