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Battery 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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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
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
When I wake up in the morning I have a very acid taste in my mouth, once I do my teeth and a drink it goes. Why does this happen?
Lots of reasons: Could be from acid reflux, hiatal hernia, not cleaning between teeth (Flossing) daily, improper brushing, gum disease, cavities, bacteria built up on teeth because of missed Dental appointments, food allergy, food selection, timing of your last meal or drink, brand of toothpaste. Sounds like your body is telling you to discuss this with BOTH your General Dentist and your Primary Care Physician. ...Read more
Wet burp with acid taste I was eating mouth was closed and a bit came out of nostril my left nostril, my cheek and left eye burn will they be ok? Eye?
Yes: But I would irrigate your eyes and nose with saline if the burning continue ...Read more
There were some problems in boat with battery acid. How quickly it affects, if there spread some drops to clothes or skin? In hours? In days?
The acid would cause burns on the skin. The lesions would show up in minutes to a couple of days, depending on how concentrated the acid was. If you washed it soon after exposure, you should be okay.
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Hi I got dry battery acid on my fingers I washed them 3 times will I be safe to touch my baby and food?
Chemical burn: Battery acid is extremely corrosive and can cause major burns to the skin and cause severe tissue damage when it comes into contact with the skin or mucous membranes. If it was small amount and immediately washed it with water and it has not caused a burn then likely you are ok. If you ingested any of the acid or remain nauseated or other concerns you should urgently be seen by physician. ...Read more
Everything goes in: Children particularly the younger ones put everything in their mouth. They don't know better they are just experimenting. We, being the responsible ones need to keep their environment safe from these dangers. Batteries particularly can be very dangerous, not just choking. The battery acid can eat through their bowel wall. ...Read more
Today I got battery acid on my lip and in my mouth since then I been kinda nausea is this something I should be worried about?
Visit ER: The battery acid is a very strong chemical that is corrosive because of the poisonous ingredient sulfuric acid. Visit ER for monitoring and symptomatic treatment. Try to avoid in the future. ...Read more
I accidentally used detol has mouth wash. The taste buds in my tongue are not working. I also have a metal type battery taste. Will it come back?
Detol?: Not sure of product. Is it detoll, the soap? Things can damage the taste buds though usually temporary. Having a metallic taste like a battery is possible. You can generate a galvanic reaction in your mouth due to your saliva and metals like from metal fillings and crowns. If doesn't pass in few day see your dentist. ...Read more
I am experiencing bitter/acid taste in mouth and heartburn (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, lying flat). The following also describe me: Chest pain or discomfort, Chest Pressure or heaviness, and Hoarse voice. What should I do?
Fermented food?: When you burp up stomach contents (reflux or gerd) into the mouth, it is usually acidic (stomach acid) or bitter (bile from small intestine that can occasionally backflow into the stomach). Sweet is not a common complaint. So this needs more investigation. Could be a sign of fermented material you ate still in the stomach if within 3 or 4 hours of eating). A gastroenterologist is the one to see. ...Read more
Yes it can: If gerd or gastroesophageal reflux is so bad that it gets all the way up the esophagus, past both a failing valve at the bottom of the esophagus and the valve at the top of the esophagus, it can cause a "water brash" taste in the mouth, dental erosion, sinusitis, voice changes, and even lung infections like pneumonia. One should definitely consider anti-reflux surgery if your reflux is that bad. ...Read more
Keep burping sweet acid taste even while sleeping. What is it? Also vomited and had some blood in it.
I am 11 an 4 days preg. I been having nausea some vomiting. Right now I ws havng hard time to vomit yellow like acid taste came out why? Taste still
Excessive vomiting: Excessive vomiting during pregnancy is fairly common. The yellow color is due to bile and the acid taste comes from strong acid id your stomach. Try taking vitamin B-6 100 mg in the morning and OTC doxylamine (Unisom) 25 mg at bed time can help relive this condition. ...Read more
I have an awful taste in my mouth and feels like something is stuck in my throat. Could it be acid reflux?
Reflux or Impaction: It is possible that it is acid reflux. It is also possible that you have some food impacted in your esophagus. If there is something impacted in your throat you may be at risk for perforating your esophagus and that can be a severe condition. Many other things, including a cold, can cause a bad taste and sore throat. I would recommend that you be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more
Metallic/sour taste in mouth, licking lips is worse. Why is this, and what causes it? I have had problems w/acid lately and ibs.
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 more
Any reason not to try Protonix (pantoprazole) 40 in am and Ranatidine 150 before bedtime? Have sour taste in mouth overnight and appears to be due to acid reflux.
R/O GERD: GERD SX can be vague NAUSEA/BLOATING /HEART BURN. Or Severe PAIN//REFLUX/LARYNGITS/COUGH You need a history and physical. Labs including Hpylori Ab Ig G and M. Stool for hpylori x 3. I usually start with Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg THEN PPI PROTONIX/NEXIUM. If symptoms have been longer than 8-10 weeks an endoscopy is warranted, while work up is in progress, start GF diet. GUTBLISS. COM /WHOLEAPPROACH. COM ...Read more
Possibly: If you have both of these problems, you should be seeking treatment as the combination could have dire consequences. ...Read more
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
I have lower throat pain when sallowing. It's only happening when taking solid food. And I always burps and feel acid taste when laying.
GERD? I have had upper chest pain (sensitive to touch) for months bt recently developed acid in sternum & sour taste in my mouth. All chest tests norm
Every time I eat I have a real bad taste in my mouth. I presently take prescribe acid reflex pills without any change. I have had a x-ray, ultra sound?
Bad taste: Look at your tongue in the mirror. If it is any color but pink (i.e., white, green, yellow or black coating) then you might have a condition called thrush that needs treating. You would need to see your family doctor to get the medicine that treats the condition. The bad taste usually resolves in 3-10 days. ...Read more
Why do I have an acid-like taste in my mouth and cramps on both sides of my lower abdomen? Pregnant?
Last night lwhen sleeping l had pain behind my left breast, when l went to get up l burped and had a sour taste in my mouth. Is this acid?
Can little dust cause chest tightness? The weather was cold though & I feel sour taste in my mouth. Acid reflux causes it? How to relieve symptoms?
Maybe two things: Dust can cause chest tightness in someone with asthma. Cold can also trigger asthma. The sour taste may indicate reflux all the way to the mouth. Reflux also can cause chest pain or pain between the shoulder blades. Reflux can trigger asthma symptoms. First get help from a doc separating the issues. For reflux start an antacid and avoid heavy greasy food and late dinner. There are surgical options ...Read more