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Can mumps cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Can mumps cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Yes: Mumps infects the salivary gland in the cheeks, the parotid gland. Salivary infections can cause a bad taste . One general treatment is to suck on lemon drops to increase secretion form the salivary gland to promote clearing of the infection. ...Read more

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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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Does having surgery cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Does having surgery cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Perhaps: Some of the drugs used for anesthesia can leave a strange taste in the mouth. It should go away. If not, contact the anesthesiologist, your surgeon, or your primary care provider. In the meantime, you could try a mouthwash or lozenges. ...Read more

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Can you get a bad taste in your mouth with pneumonia?

Can you get a bad taste in your mouth with pneumonia?

Pneumonia: Yes, particularly if the pneumonia is due, at least in part to anaerobic bacteria. ...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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Can a bad liver cause salty taste in your mouth?

Can a bad liver cause salty taste in your mouth?

Hepatitis?: There are many potential causes of your symptom. Hepatitis is one that you should have ruled in or out. See your physician to perform a clinical exam and do the tests necessary to alleviate your symptom. Hepatitis is a serious disease and it is best not to delay your appointment. ...Read more

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Bad taste in mouth when turning head to the left?

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

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What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

?infections: Sometimes viral or bacterial infections, such as sinus disease may cause taste issues to occur. Other vague conditions such as simple allergies can sometimes affect your taste. If the problem persists, see a dr. For an eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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

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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Does bad taste in mouth mean a sign of strep?

Does bad taste in mouth mean a sign of strep?

NO: Strep. Throat usually starts with a sore throat and headache. This is followed by fever, pus on the throat or tonsils and enlarged lymph nodes at the angles of the jaws. A bad taste in the mouth can be caused by many things but not typically a strep. Throat. ...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: Lot's 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 do I have bad taste in mouth after surgery?

Why do I have bad taste in mouth after surgery?

Anesthesia....: ...Some of the chemicals used in anesthesia may cause this, or it could be from dry mouth. If you had inhalation general anesthesia, the gasses may have been chemically bound to the water content in your mouth. This will clear after a while. ...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 also. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a bad taste in my mouth mean?

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 more

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What's wrong you have bad taste in mouth, and everything taste bad, that you drink, mouth dry.?

Dehydration?Meds?: Drugs that dehydrate can cause this, not drinking enough h2o can, and medications which cause dry mouth (and their are many), all encourage the growth of bacteria in your mouth which can makes things "not right." also, many patients on antibiotics have a metallic or earthy feel in the mouth, and things taste bad. However, this should last until you finish the course. A zinc defiency does this. ...Read more

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I keep having a bad taste in my mouth even when im not eating or have eaten anything. What is that?

I keep having a bad taste in my mouth even when im not eating or have eaten anything. What is that?

Unhappy mouth?: How happy is your mouth (teeth, gums, tongue)? Brushing (even your tongue!) and flossing regularly can help. What's dripping from upstairs? Nasal drip from allergies or chronic sinus infection can taste icky. Anything from downstairs? Acid reflux from your stomach? These are all good things to talk with your doc about. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bad taste in my mouth that's been there for days, and i'm not sick or anything. What could be the cause?

Periodontal disease: Gum (periodontal) disease is a common problem. It can be accompanied by foul breath and a foul taste in the mouth...Especially if one breaths through the mouth when asleep. See a dentist for an examination and information about treatment. ...Read more

Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad taste = unpleasant ...Read more