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bad taste in the back of my throat

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this on the internet. Need more history and physical exam. You may have a sinus infection with post-nasal drip creating the sore thr ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Bad-tasting mucus drainage might come from infected sinuses (do u have any pain or pressure over sinus areas?), throat infection, dental abscess. Any ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Dysgeusia: A metallic taste in your mouth, or dysgeusia, can be due to zinc deficiency, asthma inhalers, dry mouth, chemotherapy, certain medications, diabetes, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Throat phlegm: Throat phlegm is often ropey saliva. This is affected by dehydration, infection and certain foods. Easiest fix is to increase h2o intake by a liter a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: You could have an infection of the tonsil or sinus. Be checked by a doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: Viral or bacterial. You have had this for a week, I would seek treatment and make sure it is not strep.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Rule out tonsillitis: Chronic halitosis is often caused by recurrent sore throats and or tonsillitis . You need to be examined and have a throat culture. If that is negativ ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
See PCP first.: You could still have a post-nasal drip from sinusitis. At any rate, you may need to see an ear nose and throat doctor.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Sounds like you may have sinusitis or bronchitis, which can cause nasty tasting mucus, as can strep throat. See a doctor in the next few days.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Run-of-the-Mill: Sounds like you have what i just got over. No biggie. You need more fluids and brush your teeth and tongue twice a day. You may develop other symptoms ... Read More

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