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Earthy taste in mouth

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
A Verified Doctoranswered
59 years experience
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
Periodontics 31 years experience
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.
A member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
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
Family Medicine 27 years experience
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
Emergency Medicine 10 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
Dr. David Fink
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Possibly reflux: A sour taste in the mouth can come from a number of things but it commonly is due to acid reflux into the back of the throat (gerd). Try antacids, me... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 41 years experience
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
Family Medicine 24 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sharber
Dentistry 39 years experience
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: That's a new one on me. Start with a dental exam to rule decay or infection as a cause.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
See a dentist: Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash. If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a denti... Read More
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