Never Burn Your Mouth With A Hot Pocket (Or Any Other Hot Food) Again

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Let's face it. We're impatient people. There's no time to wait for hot coffee/pizza//pot pie/Hot Pockets to cool--we want it now, Now, NOW! 

This often leads to mouth burns, which can last for several days. But now scientists have invented a dissolvable oral strip that can be directly to the affected area, whether on the tongue, cheek or roof of mouth, promoting instant pain relief and healing

"We found these strips to be non-toxic, which has huge potential for anyone who burns their mouth while eating and drinking hot foods--and that's just about everyone," a researcher said. 

The strips aren't that revolutionary--they're made with benzocaine, commonly used as a topical pain reliever in dental products and throat lozenges. Still, it'd be nice to never again have to do that dance of pain--"Hot! Hot! Ow! Ow! OW!"  


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7 comments
beeplogic
beeplogic

Can you explain how this prevents people from burning their mouth or did you just purposely add a misleading title?

Ryan Bartholemy
Ryan Bartholemy

I still think this can be relieved with the inward blow technique.

1chefdiva
1chefdiva

@OCWeeklyFood How to stop burning your mouth on a Hot Pocket? Tell #JimGaffigan please!

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