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Bad Taste (Overview)

Bad taste = unpleasant flavor or gustatory sensation.


Bad Taste (Overview)

Bad taste = unpleasant flavor or gustatory sensation.


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What does a grey, white thick coating on tongue and bad taste in mouth mean?

What does a grey, white thick coating on tongue and bad taste in mouth mean?

Could be a host: Of reasons. Best to consult with a dentist if you haven't been to one recently and exercise very good oral hygiene including brushing your tongue. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Overcoming Bad Breath (Checklist)

See doctor to check: post-nasal drip, acid reflux, dry mouth
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If you can't find cause, ask your dentist for oral bacteria DNA test
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If I have a lingering bad taste in my mouth due to acid reflux how can I treat it other than basic dental hygiene?

If I have a lingering bad taste in my mouth due to acid reflux how can I treat it other than basic dental hygiene?

Treat cause: The first step would be to see if something can be done to control acid reflux in the first place. It can have damaging effects on your teeth over time and is quite uncomfortable as you know. A physician can offer a prescription if it a chronic problem. For dealing with the taste, try a string over the counter mouth wash, or perhaps salt water. Brushing alone won't do it. ...Read more

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What does having bad taste signal?

What does having bad taste signal?

Mullet & platforms?: If you mean bad taste in the mouth, can be due to gum disease, dental disease, sinus problems, occasionally gastrointestinal problems. See dds, floss daily, brush teeth and tongue; maybe see ear, nose, throat doc, maybe see GI doc, if oral exam is ok. Sometimes meds can cause bad taste in mouth too. ...Read more

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A lingering bad taste & my tongue feels funny midday. Just finished anti-biotics & been under stress. No diet changes. Is it acid reflux? Treatment?

A lingering bad taste & my tongue feels funny midday. Just finished anti-biotics & been under stress. No diet changes. Is it acid reflux? Treatment?

Possible: It is possible that you have acid reflux bit could also be a number of other things. Do you feel like it started after you took the antibiotics? Could be an opportunistic fungal infection, but just a guess. Not acid reflux and infection can of course be treated relatively simply. But your have to visit a physician for a proper evaluation to find the root cause. Feel free to provide more details. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bad taste?

How to get rid of bad taste?

Depends: Or do you mean bad breath? Can you describe when it started?
Good hygiene... Flossing, brushing and brushing tongue will keep mouth clean and help taste buds function optimally.
Taste can also be altered by types of dental appliances (dentures, retainers), meds, sinusitis, some vitamin deficiencies and systemic conditions.
Some of these are also causes for bad breath. Talk with your doc. ...Read more

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Why do so many odt tablets have aspartame? Name brand klonopin (clonazepam) wafers don't, all generics do and name brand was dc'd. It's such a bad taste too

Why do so many odt tablets have aspartame? Name brand klonopin (clonazepam) wafers don't, all generics do and name brand was dc'd. It's such a bad taste too

Ask the company: Ask the company which makes your generics about this. They may be trying to improve or sweeten the taste, but it's displeasing to you. ...Read more

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Bad breath and a bad taste in my mouth constantly. Is there any way I can fix this?

Bad breath and a bad taste in my mouth constantly. Is there any way I can fix this?

Physician/dentist.: Your symptoms can come from diet, sinuses, tonsils, bad gums, dirty teeth and many other sources. Start with the most likely in your opinion and see the correct person-either a dentist or physician. If they can't discover a reason, go see the other doctor. ...Read more

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Do dilating eyedrops leave a bad taste in your mouth? I had mine dilated at the optho clinic for lens specifications. How long does the taste last?

Genetic: Drops placed in the eye pass into the nose through a plumbing set starting on the inside corner of the eyelid. If you have a genetic ability to taste the eyedrops components, this is how it gets to the smell sensors. Most do not have this and so these kind of drops are not smelled or tasted. Consider yourself above average in taste and smell. ...Read more

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What does having bad taste signal?

Mullet & platforms?: If you mean bad taste in the mouth, can be due to gum disease, dental disease, sinus problems, occasionally gastrointestinal problems. See dds, floss daily, brush teeth and tongue; maybe see ear, nose, throat doc, maybe see GI doc, if oral exam is ok. Sometimes meds can cause bad taste in mouth too. ...Read more

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What can I mix prenisolone with to cover up the bad taste?

Ask pharmacist: Best to contact the pharmacist to make sure that whatever beverage you add this to doesn't inactivate or affect the medication, but typically you can mix the bad tasting medicine with one of your favorite beverages to mask the taste. ...Read more

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What components in semen are resposible for the "bad" taste?

What components in semen are resposible for the "bad" taste?

Here are some ...: Doubtlessly, semen odor is related with its certain protein and fats. Since a concern on its odor has been personally unique and not clinically related, there has been no known study to identify a specific component causing "bad" smell. Also, remember: the odor of semen per se and the sense of smell to semen are unique and personal, and usually carries no significant clinical concern. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bad taste?

Depends: Or do you mean bad breath? Can you describe when it started?
Good hygiene... Flossing, brushing and brushing tongue will keep mouth clean and help taste buds function optimally.
Taste can also be altered by types of dental appliances (dentures, retainers), meds, sinusitis, some vitamin deficiencies and systemic conditions.
Some of these are also causes for bad breath. Talk with your doc. ...Read more

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How can I get the bad taste of fluoride to go away?

How can I get the bad taste of fluoride to go away?

See your doctor: Fluoride supplements are tasteless, so if you have a chronic bad taste in your mouth there is some other cause. ...Read more

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What is the bad taste from a dry socket be described as?

Very unpleasant: You have a ‘blood-like’ taste in the mouth 3-4 days after tooth removal. Even after you brush your teeth or use mouthwash, the bad taste in your mouth returns. ...Read more

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How would you describe the bad taste that comes from a dry socket?

Could be a: Putrid taste / smell. Generally the complaint is severe pain. Consult with your dentist or oral surgeon for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What works against the bad taste in my mouth?

What works against the bad taste in my mouth?

Dental exam: Schedule a visit with a dentist to determine the source of the bad taste and treat. ...Read more

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Why do I always have a bad taste in my mouth?

Lot of possibilities: Lots of possibilities. Decay, gum disease, tonsils, sinus infection, lung problems, stomach problems are the first thing that come to mind. Start with the most likely and see a dentist. ...Read more

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Why would have a constant bad taste in my mouth?

Why would have a constant bad taste in my mouth?

Bad taste, bad smell: Certainly bad smell and bad taste means that something is going on.... In many cases this may be an indication of gum desease, bad taste may be an indication of hormonal changes as well. ...Read more

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Bad taste in my mouth taste blog...?

Bad taste: See a DDS to rule out anything serious- ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) give a bad taste?

Does Zoloft (sertraline) give a bad taste?

Dry Mouth Is Cause: Zoloft (sertraline) and most all antidepressants can cause dry mouth as a side effect. Without proper oral hygiene, one may experience a bad taste. Zoloft (sertraline) can inhibit the production of saliva, thus the dry mouth. The natural tendency to drink water can dry the mouth out further. Suck on a sugar-free hard candy or chew sugar-free gum to stimulate mucous production. Use a special otc mouthwash for dry mouth. ...Read more

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When I swallow I get a bad taste all the time?

Get checked: You'd be wise to have your physician check you for a zenker diverticulum and reflux; a good ear-nose-and-throat exam might be in order. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a very bad taste in the back of my throte sometimes a brownish ball comes up and is very smelly I can taste this horible thing all the time?

Some thoughts..: It could be post nasal drip and phlegm that you're seeing. It could also be an element of reflux. With a good history and physical, your doctor should be able to work with you on a diagnosis and treatment plan. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bad taste in mouth?

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Thats relative: That would be subjective if we are talking about food. Medically, it would be a taste that you personally felt was not normal, or one that was anoying, or of sudden onset and persistant despite the absense of food or drink. ...Read more

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Aching body and bad taste in mouth?

Ache: Two things come to mind: 1) you might have an infection in your gums or teeth which is causing the bad taste and aches. You need to see your dentist or 2) do you have a stomach acid issue or ulcer. I would see your physician for this.
Hope that helps. ...Read more