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Cause of sour taste in mouth

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Acid reflux: These are symptoms of acid reflux and should be treated. Perhaps a short course of a medication like Pepcid (famotidine) (over the counter) may impo... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Leon, md, facp
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
The symptoms you describe are not likely caused by low amounts of acid in the stomach. The symptoms you describe, however, are often seen in individua... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Lamki
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Reflux: You are absolutely correct in your suspicion. The intake of such a high fat meal is overwhelming your stomach and as a result you are experiencing ind... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
Reflux: Sour tastes in the mouth may be "acid brash" or acid contents from the stomach as a result of reflux. Consider eating smaller meals, not laying down w... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
You can : Try acid reducers, such as Prilosec or zantac, (ranitidine) but definitive solution for gallstones is cholecystectomy. Get your doctor's advice regar... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Communication is key: So often patients are informed but don't hear or remember what they are told. If in doubt, ask! if not satisfied with your physician, find someone wi... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Dental check: The first step is to see a dentist and confirm that your dental hygiene is normal. Some pregnant women get a bitter taste from heart burn. You can tr... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Just what you said: The taste is probably secondary to the Flagyl which can be a nasty drug to take. Make sure you do not drink any alcohol. If you think you may be pre... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Gall Bladder: You may have gall bladder disease. You should be evaluated.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Compliance with ther: PPI therapy fails either partially or completely in up to 30% of patients. PPI should be taken before breakfast,small meals, avoid late meals,elevate ... Read More

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