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I am experiencing heartburn (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, bending forward, eating certain foods, lying flat) . The following also describe me: Regurgitation of food or liquid and Bitter/acid taste in mouth. What should I do?

I am experiencing  heartburn (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, bending forward, eating certain foods, lying flat) . The following also describe me: Regurgitation of food or liquid and Bitter/acid taste in mouth. What should I do?

About GE reflux...: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is when the stomach contents comes back up into the esophagus too often, or in too large of an amount, with or without feeling symptoms such as heartburn. A person with GERD should avoid vinegar and other acidic foods or liquids like juice or soda. Her doctor can examine and treat with lifestyle improvements, plus acid blockers and antacids to decrease acidity. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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My boyfriend is experiencing chest pressure or heaviness, heartburn, burping, bitter/acid taste in mouth, chest pain or discomfort, and chest tightness. He is not experiencing lower leg swelling or shortness of breath. He does not have the following risk

My boyfriend is experiencing chest pressure or heaviness, heartburn, burping, bitter/acid taste in mouth, chest pain or discomfort, and chest tightness. He is not experiencing lower leg swelling or shortness of breath. He does not have the following risk

Chest pressure: Depending on the age of your boyfriend, the work up for his symptoms will be different. In any case, chest pressure and heaviness are worrisome symptoms requiring atleast an initial look by a physician physically. ...Read more

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am experiencing lump in throat, damaged tooth enamel, burping, difficulty swallowing, and food getting stuck (swallowing). I am not experiencing heartburn, swollen lip, bitter/acid taste in mouth, hives (urticaria), or swollen face.

 am experiencing lump in throat, damaged tooth enamel, burping, difficulty swallowing, and food getting stuck (swallowing). I am not experiencing heartburn, swollen lip, bitter/acid taste in mouth, hives (urticaria), or swollen face.

Examination(s): Although your damaged tooth enamel may be associated with your other symptoms, it might be a separate issue. See your Physician (or Urgent Care if you don't have an MD/DO). Examination/imaging/lab tests may all be required and/or specialist referral. Do this immediately, especially if you abuse alcohol or smoke anything. Also see your Dentist about your tooth damage...Physician can't treat this. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness) and behavior problems (quality: reacts poorly to criticism) . The following also describe me: Appetite changes, Bitter/acid taste in mouth, Nausea and vomiting, Sudden a

I am experiencing  bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness)  and behavior problems (quality: reacts poorly to criticism) . The following also describe me: Appetite changes, Bitter/acid taste in mouth, Nausea and vomiting, Sudden a

Need more info: More information is needed to properly answer your question and you would most likely benefit from either a consult through health tap or seeking care from a doctor for full evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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I am experiencing bad breath. I am not experiencing heartburn, bleeding gums, bad taste in mouth, bitter/acid taste in mouth, red gums, gum swelling, difficulty breathing through nose, sensitive gums, or difficulty swallowing. I do not have the following

I am experiencing bad breath. I am not experiencing heartburn, bleeding gums, bad taste in mouth, bitter/acid taste in mouth, red gums, gum swelling, difficulty breathing through nose, sensitive gums, or difficulty swallowing. I do not have the following

Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated. ...Read more

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What to do about acid taste in mouth?

What to do about acid taste in mouth?

Interesting: By acid taste, I have to assume you are having some material come up from the back of your throat like a bad burp? This is called gerd or reflux. Some call it water brash. It this is what your are describing, you may want to try an over the cournter "prilosec" or "zantac" type product and see if it goes away. It it doesn't you should be seen by pcp or gi. If other issues, i don't know what! ...Read more

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What are common causes of acid taste in mouth and constant coating on tongue?

What are common causes of acid taste in mouth and constant coating on tongue?

Many: Acid reflux, gerd, poor oral hygiene are just a few of the possibilities. If you have any gastrointestinal problems see your physician. For your dental problems, see a dentist. Brush and floss after every meal and spend at least 2 minutes each time. Use listerine or prohealth mouth rinse and also get a tongue scraper which should be used once a day. ...Read more

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Burning in throat & feels like something is there when I swallow & bitter taste in mouth. Has lasted for 4 days. Can acid reflux to last this long? N

Burning in throat & feels like something is there when I swallow & bitter taste in mouth. Has lasted for 4 days. Can acid reflux to last this long? N

Maybe, but...: Could also be some other cause for the symptoms. One's doctor can check. Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). ...Read more

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Discomfort in throat causing sneezing especially after eating chocolate, bitter taste in mouth, and frequent need to clear throat /acid reflux or not?

Discomfort in throat causing sneezing especially after eating chocolate, bitter taste in mouth, and frequent need to clear throat /acid reflux or not?

Acid reflux: If you are having acid reflux your doctor can order tests to see how often. A ph probe is placed and studied for24 hours. You can try over the counter medication. Ask your pharmacist. Try to stop caffeine and write down what makes it worse. ...Read more

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For 2 days feels like there's a lump in throat & it burns.Burping & sometime bitter taste in mouth. Antacids don't help-can acid reflux last this long?

For 2 days feels like there's a lump in throat & it burns.Burping & sometime bitter taste in mouth. Antacids don't help-can acid reflux last this long?

Possible LERD: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, cough, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. May however not be reflux so please get yourself checked. ...Read more

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Does bitter taste in mouth signal disease?

Does bitter taste in mouth signal disease?

Sometimes: it may indicate acid reflux or due to eating extreme sweets mouth may feel bitter due to sweet withdrawal ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

No: This is absolutely not related to implantation; there are no symptoms with implantation. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth and black poop?

Bitter taste in mouth and black poop?

See your doctor: Black, tarry stools (poop) can mean blood in the stool. These symptoms together could mean a bleeding ulcer. See your doctor right away! ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth correlated to losing weight?

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. ...Read more

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Sir i have bitter taste in mouth from one month. what i can do. my SGPT is 60. ?

Sir i have bitter taste in mouth from one month. what i can do. my SGPT is 60.  ?

Likely unrelated: Some causes for bitter taste: infection in mouth,dry mouth(xerostomia), GERD,medication side effect, liver disorders,metabolic disorders, psychiatric disorders. The elevated SGPT(ALT) is likely unrelated to your bitter taste.Try brushing teeth,tongue,gums,and roof of mouth with toothpaste. Use mouthwash. If it persists see and ENT specialist. > http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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Can tonsillitis cause bitter taste in mouth?

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 the pits or crypts in your tonsils. Not only will they taste bitter, but they'll give you some pretty foul smelling breath, so you won't be the only one who gets to experience them. If this is a chronic problem, you should get it checked out. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth sometimes .not sure if it comes from licking my lips or mouth directely.27 y.o female?

Oral hygiene: You may wish to consult a dentist to exclude dental and periodontal issues as the cause of the symptoms.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is a very bitter taste in mouth gen. an indication of only dental problems?

Is a very bitter taste in mouth gen. an indication of only dental problems?

A few come to mind: Acid reflux, side effects of medications you are taking, sinus infections, and diet. Periodontal problems can also be a cause, as well as cavities. ...Read more