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So, pineapple can ther be good, but it always makes my teeth hurt (sensitivity). Another thing I noticed is that my tongue hurts! It's like I burned my entire tongue! LOL so weird. Does your tongue hurt when you eat pineapple? lol
 

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my lips get itchy and my mouth feels weird...so I know where you're coming from.

here's a Chinese trick I learned from my family - before you eat pineapple, take a small bowl, put water in it and add a nice bit of salt. make it almost as salty as an ocean. dip the pineapple into the salt water before eating. for some reason, it takes away the sting.
 

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Hmmm... interesting! thanks!

My teeth hurt SO bad right now... I am not even touching them with my tongue and they hurt...
 

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it's really bizarre how it works. my bf was eating pineapple just the other day and complained his mouth felt funny, and I made the salt water, and he said no problems after.

something about tropical fruit and salt. locals Bajans LOVE eating mangoes in the sea...
 

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Pineapple doesnt bother me at all. I almost wonder if you have an allergy to it. For years I drank cow milk and thought it made everyones throat thick. No, I was just allergic to it. I would think about going to an allergist and gettimg that checked if I were you.
 

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Pineapple has an enzyme called Bromelain in it which can irritate your mouth. The bromelain also makes pineapple juice a great meat tenderizer. It's just when it tenderizes your mouth, instead of your main dish, it can be a bit painful. Salt water destroys the enzyme, as does cooking.
 

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I don't think I am allergic to it. :) It's like how lemonade and chocolate makes my throat hurt.
 

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Yes, raw pineapple makes my mouth sore. I don't like it, but I think it's supposed to help the digestion. I'd rather not digest my mouth, thank you very much!
I really like cooked pineapple though - especially on pizza! :drool:
 
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