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A 25-year-old male asked:

After washing my mouth out with colgate peroxide mouthwash a few times per day for past few days, my tongue feels burn pain when i drink liquid. i stopped using the mouthwash. will the burning heal?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes, it will: The mild chemical burn will heal. Stop using the product and eat bland foods until the soft tissues heal. Afterwards, use the product sparingly.
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
Bariatrics 39 years experience
Don't use: Peroxide burns. ACT may be a bit better or simply use diluted salt water

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Last updated Nov 17, 2015

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