8. When you accidentally burn your tongue on hot coffee or tea, swish with very cold water (but don't suck on ice).
Super-hot foods and drinks can cause a first-degree burn that damages the delicate membrane lining your mouth.
You generally don't need to seek medical attention for a mouth burn from hot foods or drinks.
The first thing you should do is swish with cold water to reduce heat in your skin and decrease swelling.
In the following days you should stick to a soft, bland diet and keep your mouth clean.