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earthy taste in mouth

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Don't know: However check with your dentist first. If nothing there and if troublesome see a gastroenterologist. His examination is possible some blood test may r ... Read More
Dr. John Francis
29 years experience Periodontics
Gums: Make sure you have been to the dentist recently and you don't have any signs of gum disease. That's a good place to start.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Different things: The taste might be a symptom of gum disease. Even if you don't have gum problems, poor oral hygiene can affect taste. Be sure to brush your teeth care ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Metal taste: I would suggest looking at your medications and supplements to see if any of these could cause this and also visit a dentist if you have any fillings. ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Metal taste: There are a number of causes for metal taste. Some of them include vitamin or mineral deficiencies, periodontal disease, hormonal, pregnancy, habits ... Read More
Dr. William Coutts ii
25 years experience Family Medicine
Oral antibiotics: The oral antibiotic metronidazole ( also known as Flagyl in the USA), often causes a metallic tase in your mouth while you are taking it. The metalli ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Evaluation: to determine the source of this taste.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
Meds or diet: The two most common causes for a minty taste is side e ffect of meds or possibly an aftertaste from something in your diet or toothpaste.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
It can: Infection underneath resulting in tissue inflammation, food build up, decay, etc, may lead to bad mouth associated with it.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Reflux?: Reflux is so common and cause a bad taste in the mouth and nausea. A trial of Omeprazole or zantac (ranitidine) otc for 2 weeks could help. Avoid food ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say!: Any new supplements, pills or over the counter drugs? New food/drink or bodycare product. New cleaners, candles, aerosols, detergents? Any other sym ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sharber
37 years experience Dentistry
Possible fungal : Chalky taste can come several maladies starting in the oral cavity and going down the digestive tract. See your dentist to start diagnosing the cause ... Read More

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