Thread: Tongue burning
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Old April 29th, 2010, 12:56 AM
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Default Re: Tongue burning

Originally Posted by forecastle View Post
It may be what us pipe smokers call tounge bite. When you smoke a tobacco with a high sugar or sodium content the smoke or vapor can deposit in the cracks of the tounge causing in essence a chemical burn. This happens normally with either improper smoking technique (I doubt this is the case with the nargile smoker) a tobacco with way to much sugar or salt/sodium content or the drinking of a carbinated beverag as this can cause tounge bite when smokig a pipe. There are of course other things that can cause this problem. I hope this helps (youtube has some members who can discuss this ailment 100 times better than I can) =]
Sounds pretty good. I think you described it really well.
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