A burn on the tongue or the roof of your mouth is called Pizza burn. We all know that we need to let the food cool but sometimes, the food is just irresistible. The next thing we know, the tongue or the roof of the mouth has got burnt.
This can happen from any eatables. It can also happen because of a hot liquid that you sipped way more quickly than you should have. Let it cool and it will be fine. If it does not hurt much, the best thing you can do is wait for it to get okay by itself. The irritation will slowly go away. But if the damage is done, here are some simple ways to get rid of it.
Keep A Cool Drink On Hand
Take some ice water and swig it immediately after the burn so that you can minimize the damage. This will give immediate but temporary relief to the tissues that have got burnt. To ease the irritation, keep a cool drink ready with you. Take a sip and it will be of relief. You can also put an ice cube in your mouth and you will get some relief.
Eat Ice Cream
Cool, icy things like ice cream, yogurt help you get relief. But don’t overdo it as we are aware of over eating ice creams for obvious reasons. But eating cool and creamy foods will provide temporary relief.