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what causes bitter taste in mouth

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gibrham Rodriguez
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
Various reasons : Do you have it all the time or only when you eat certain foods. Food allergies, mineral deficiencies, hormone abnormalities , toxic substances are jus ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bitter taste mouth: Could be due to GORD, post nasal drip or medication eg flagyl ( more metallic taste though). If not settling- see GP
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
34 years experience Prosthodontics
I am not sure: You may want to brush and floss your teeth right before going to sleep. If the bitter taste continues after a few days, speak to a dentist or physicia ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillitis: Yes, it absolutely can. Even more exciting is when you have tonsil calculus or tonsil stones. These are little white pellet-looking things that fill ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annie Carla Janse Van Rensburg
Specializes in
Side effects: This can be a side effect of the antibiotics.Take the tablets with food and use a good probiotic.The retrosternal pain could be some re-flux. Take Gav ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: it may indicate acid reflux or due to eating extreme sweets mouth may feel bitter due to sweet withdrawal
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: This is absolutely not related to implantation; there are no symptoms with implantation.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
36 years experience Internal Medicine
May be from fasting: Fasting leads to ketones which changes the breath odor and taste. An empty stomach can also allow bile reflux and bile is bitter.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely unrelated: Some causes for bitter taste: infection in mouth,dry mouth(xerostomia), GERD,medication side effect, liver disorders,metabolic disorders, psychiatric ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Reflux / bleeding: Reflux can lead to a bitter taste in the mouth. If reflux is severe it can lead to an inflamed esophagus. Also ulcers can form in the intestines from ... Read More

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