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A follow-up question that i forgot to include is how long will my tongue sensitivity last after using the toothpaste. it had baking soda and hydrogen peroxide in it. when i stronger flavor foods its a little irritated. thank you.

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
24 hours: Tongue irritation from baking soda/peroxide toothpaste can last up to about 24 hours. Try sticking to bland, soft foods for that period, including cold foods to soothe the irritation. Drink lots of water or electrolyte solutions to help wash away bacteria and other irritants. Avoid spicy/acidic foods that may cause extended irritation and sharp foods that may damage irritated mucosa.

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Last updated Jul 29, 2020

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