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Soreness on the tongue, gums feel inflamed causing difficulty in swallowing or spitting, had used hydrogen peroxide. What could be wrong?

i think i may have burned my tongue when i used hydrogen peroxide , it has some soreness to it it hurts when i swallow or spit and my gums feel a bit inflamed, any remedies, or any chance you may know what is wrong its kept me from eating and i ve only taken fluids but i ve been freaking myself out by searching for answers online
Asked On : Fri, 12 Oct 2012
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The soreness on tongue and gums may be due to-peroxide radicals released from hydrogen peroxide solution.
I would advice you to take plenty of water and fluids.
Apply mucopain gel on the inflamed area.
Frequent ice packs has to be applied.
Avoid intake of hot/spicy foods.
If required,gastric lavage can be done.
Gargle with warm saline and chlorhexidine mouthrinses.
Maintain oral hygiene well.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 18 May 2013
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