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Not sure: What kind of "food poisoning" are you referring to? This term is very confusing and needs further definition. The basic answer, however, is that if you are not being treated with medication which may be responsible for the taste, any inflammation of the upper GI tract has the potential for altering your taste perception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Developed bitter taste while on amoxicillin post tooth extraction/bone graft.still have bitter taste a week after finishing antibiotics.thoughts?
Okay for 2 to 3 wks: Bad taste and smell are common up to 2 to 3 weeks post bone graft from the bacterial in your mouth and graft getting rid of dead tissue in the area. Reduction in pain and swelling in the mouth area is evidence healing is occurring.. The graft needs to be checked by your dentist or oral surgeon at 2 to 3 weeks time to check for membranes or plaques he may have to remove. ...Read more
Putrefaction...: The contents of a recent tooth extraction socket is the "perfect storm" for bad smell: warmth, moisture, bacteria, and abundant fermentable organic debris, blood clot, and exuding serous exudate. Every recent extraction smells and tastes bad until the natural healing process allows the wound to close over, bringing resolution to the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salt taste: I am not sure why your mouth tastes salty but you must contact your doctor about this. Hope all goes well! ...Read more
I had tonsil/adenoidectomy a week ago and still can't taste anything. My throat is healing but taste hasn't improved. When will normal taste return?
Taste buds healing: During a procedure such as a tonsil/adenoidectomy the proximity location of the "taste buds" might result in sensory and vascular compromise. Therefore your symptoms are a result of the surgery and the healing process. A week may have been enough time to note that there is some healing , improvement but not enough for sensory , nerve , repair. Talk with your surgeon about an expected time period. ...Read more
That does happen: Very common. Antibiotics will disrupt the normal population of symbiotic bacteria in your mouth, gut, and skin. When they begin to come back, the dominant species may be different which can cause a funny taste like you describe. Or it could be due to cold medicine suppressing normal saliva production. Either way give it time, brush and floss, and it'll get better. ...Read more
Metallic taste: Could be from infected/bleeding gums, food impaction areas between and around teeth, a broken/loose dental restoration, infected throat/tonsils/adenoids/sinuses, neurologic impairment, systemic disease, etc. As m metallic taste most often has an oral cavity cause, first see your Dentist. If there are no dental markers you will be referred to appropriate dental or medical specialist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medications,illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more
LayOffThGarlic&Onion: That bloody taste is also sometimes called a"metallic" taste-maybe 'cause blood contains iron(and hopefully not lead).But there are many causes of this,from poor dental hygiene to certain food reactions,medications and certain illnesses(like in the liver or intestines). Often it just comes & goes (unless you're a vampire which,in that case,would be an occupational hazard). See a doc if it persists ...Read more
Stop Drinking?: If that was the initial cause of the vomiting spell. You could also try a short pixie cut--then you'll never have to worry about it happening again. Perhaps a washing in a dilute apple cider vinegar....then some good old Awapui or Tea Tree Oil shampoo a couple times should get it out! ...Read more
Had a cold last week. Nothing taste right. Foul smell in nose and bad taste lingering in mouth. What could this be? Even prepared and milk taste bad
Infection: You may have a bacterail infection, possibly a sinus infection with some of your symptoms. See a dr. To get clinically evaluated and then the proper treatment would follow. Good luck. ...Read more
I m having foul smell n foul taste nasal discharge(taste due to post nasal dripping).. I m taking antibiotics from 5 days.. when will foul taste go?
My boyfriend said after he gave me oral sex 4 days later there is still an after taste, is the normal?
No : That does not seem true. He may want to see a dentist to see if he has an unrelated mouth or tongue problem. ...Read more
Why does my boyfriends cum taste soapy it goes from thin to thick and it has a really bad soapy after taste
Maybe normal: Odor in general is very subjective. One person's "soapy" might be different for others. Semen naturally has fairly strong odor (and taste). Variation from thin to thick might not mean anything; this can vary with frequency of ejaculation. If your boyfriend thinks his semen is abnormal, especially if colored, he should see a doctor. Otherwise probably everything is OK. ...Read more
I just ate a handful of old almonds, walnuts, and cashews. They left a bad after taste so I checked the date. They expired a year ago. Will I get sick?
Sick: Probably not! Throw away any "leftovers" and don't worry unless you develop new symptoms over the next few days. Unlikely to happen. PS: Get some new ones! ...Read more
What???: Not sure what fertilizer would taste like??? ...Read more
Why does my cough after taste, taste like metal? ( Coughed a couple of times in the past two days though). Mucus this morning was little yellow.
See a doctor: the metal test after a cough could be concerning because sometime it could be the test of iron and that could mean that there is a blood might not be visible in you sputum so my advice go and see a doctor will examine you either will assure you or treat you of course there is a lot of other theory to explain the metal test as well good luck ...Read more
Keep getting weird taste in my mouth. Kind of like what a pill aftertaste. No new meds. What could cause this?
Oral candidiasis: Or fungal infection, dirty tongue, gum disease, systemic disease (e.g. Diabetics), certain drugs (e, g, antibiotics) and dental caries are the common causes for having a foul taste in your mouth. All these conditions are treatable. A examination by your dentist and by your doctor is warranted and will help reach a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im pregnant, is it normal to have vomitting everytime i eat? I feel so weak.. And there's a bitter after taste in any food i eat.. What should I do?
How can I take the omega 3 pills to supplement my diet without the horrible fishy after taste for hours?
I have hyperthyroidism and am taking ptu (propylthiouracil). Is a bitter after taste lasting for more than an hour normal?
Yes: Ability to taste ptu (propylthiouracil) is inherited. If it is really bothering you ask your thyroidologist to consider other med (methimazole) or treatments. If you have no other side effects - high fever, hives, jaundice, or myalgiasor joint swelling - and can tolerate the taste than keep it up. ...Read more
What to do if I have hyperthyroidism and is taking ptu (propylthiouracil). Is a bitter after taste lasting for more than an hr normal?
Side effect: Ptu (propylthiouracil) is known to have a bad taste and aftertaste. The more commonly used medication to treat hyperthyroidism is methimazole. This med does not have much of an aftertaste, and is currently the recommended med rather than ptu (propylthiouracil) (unless you have previously had problems with methimazole). ...Read more
After eating any type of food , I have a consistent and annoying sweet after taste in my mouth. Whats going on ?
Dysgeusia: is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems. Dysgeusia is not very common. Fortunately, many of the causes are temporary and not life-threatening, but the disorder does affect your quality of life. See your PCP for neurological exam and evaluation. ...Read more
On antibiotic Clindamycin for tooth.I finished the script about a week ago.Now some foods taste terrible esp peanut butter.It leaves a chemical aftertaste like amonia best description. normal?
Everytime I spit the after taste is like iron tasting do I have cancer what's wrong plus everytime I cough I have a splitting head ache ?
Yes.: This is a commonly noted side effect. Typically is is transient. This side effect does not appear to be dangerous. Some patients describe a change in their sense of taste/ smell that may last for days, even weeks. ...Read more
I came down with cold sweats, this morning, a rash over my chest, back, neck, behind my ears & into my hair line. food/drink have an iron aftertaste.
Is it a medicine: that you took? if so, kindly stop all newly introduced medications, and see your doctor, whom you will need to see anyways given your description, good luck ...Read more
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