Blisters, red sores festering into boils, burning constantly on your tongue, slowly taking over your complete concentration. If you have blisters on your tongue, you know exactly how it feels. These little spots agitate you until you are ready to rip your tongue out of your mouth.
What causes blisters on your tongue?
Though pulling your tongue out might seem like a quick remedy, it wouldn’t solve the real problem.
Blisters on your tongue arise when your tongue is abused by extremely hot foods and overly acidic or salty foods, is exposed to contagious canker sores, or is not cleaned properly. Pushing the blisters on your tongue against your teeth or the side of your mouth will likely make them hurt worse, and could spread the infection or further irritate the blisters.
There are other ways to deal with your blistered tongue.
How can you heal blisters on your tongue?
Blisters on your tongue need to be treated carefully. There are many over the counter numbing agents that can be used to reduce pain and speed the healing process. Most often, time is the only thing that will heal tongue blisters.
But if you don’t take care of the real problem, blisters on your tongue are likely to reappear.
How can you avoid blisters on your tongue?
Cleaning your tongue daily with an Orabrush can remove bacteria growing on your tongue and help to prevent blisters on your tongue! Just place the soft bristled head of the Orabrush against the back of your tongue an pull forward. You will see white gunk on the brush that is often the cause of infections and those annoying blisters.
If you regularly clean your tongue, you will be less susceptible to blisters on your tongue. That sounds like an easier option than ripping your tongue out. Besides, you might want it later.