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Bad Taste In The Back Of My Mouth
I have halitosis. I have exception oral hygiene. Bad breath taste is coming from the back of my mouth. My mouth often tastes acidy. Cause & cure?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I noticed I was getting a bad taste behind my tongue & bad breath, today I noticed I have bumps in the back of my tongue, doesn't hurt. What is it?
See your dentist: To determine if it's dental in origin. If not, your dentist will probably refer you to your physician. Unfortunately, what you describe requires a one on one clinical examination to determine the cause. Merely giving you a list of possibilities would serve no purpose. ...Read more
Bad taste: Without knowing the taste description, it is harder to be specific. However, any strange taste often suggests infection. Especially after a tooth was removed and if you suddenly notice a strange taste or drainage in throat, please see your oral surgeon/dentist to rule out infection, as it is easier to treat it sooner than later. The bad taste may come from surgical dressing in the socket, possibly. ...Read more
What came first?: The order of your symptom onset, ?Use of nsaid's for back pain, & ? Nausea/vomiting, chest pain, diarrhea, blood, tenderness, fever may better clarify whether your back pain is "referred" (such as from esophagus, pancreas, gallbladder). At least part of your problem sounds like sourbrash due to gerd. Maybe also have stomach upset due to nsaid's, ulcer, sluggish emptying, outlet narrowing? See doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a back molar extracted 6 days ago. It seems where the injection sites for novacaine is leaking a bad taste and my cheeks hurt pretty bad still?
A chronic sinusitis can give white tongue? What about red spots without pain?
And i notice a bad taste that comes as the throat or tongue back end...
Infection: This may be a sign that you have an infection and when you turn your head to the left it forces some drainage from the area. You should see your dentist or oral surgeon to have this evaluated. ...Read more
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
I've had an awful bad taste in mouth for 4 years after living in damp conditions. It's ruined my life in many ways. Tried everything.
See dentist: See dentist. You may have dental disease responsible for your sympotms. ...Read more
Dental problems: The most common cause of a bad taste is from oral diseases, like gums disease or tooth decay. See a dentist and have a complete examinatinon to find out exactly what is goin on. If it is not dental the the dentist will advise you and refoer you for a medical evaluatin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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