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A 76-year-old female asked:

every time i eat i have a real bad taste in my mouth. i presently take prescribe acid reflex pills without any change. i have had a x-ray, ultra sound?

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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 33 years experience
Bad taste: Look at your tongue in the mirror. If it is any color but pink (i.e., white, green, yellow or black coating) then you might have a condition called thrush that needs treating. You would need to see your family doctor to get the medicine that treats the condition. The bad taste usually resolves in 3-10 days.

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Last updated Jun 26, 2013

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