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Bitter Sweet Taste In Mouth
Hi I have had nausea and stomach cramps with flu like symptoms with a bitter sweet taste in the mouth on and off for about 6 weeks getting worse?
Flu like sxs x 6 wks: At 6 weeks out these symptoms warrant medical evaluation. ...Read more
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 get a bitter taste at the back of my mouth when I eat something sweet. I was sanding some wood few days ago without a mask could that be the cause?
Yes: Inhaling particulates can impact taste and smell for several days after inhalation. Just provide yourself impeccable oral care for the next few days and consider investing in a tongue scraper, but this should clear quickly. The other possibility is a sinus congestion impacting smell and taste, so consider treatment with decongestants too. Finally, B vitamin deficiency can cause taste abn. ...Read more
For a couple days now, sweets taste bitter at back/sides of tongue. Nose has been extra stuffy/runny because of weather. Can this be the cause?
Bitter taste from...: Common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth include acid reflux, taking certain medications or even poor oral hygiene. Your sense of taste can also be impaired or distorted permanently from long-term smoking. Finally, a sudden bitter taste in the mouth can be a sign of an infection or other condition that requires immediate treatment. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Dysgeusia: Dysgeusia is the medical term for an impaired sense of taste. It can result in unpleasant taste sensations ranging from metallic to salty or bitter. The bad taste may also be described as foul or rancid. The severity of the bad taste varies among affected individuals. Dysgeusia can be caused by infections, inflammation, injury, or environmental factors. ...Read more
Your taste buds are: Returning, and you are dyspeptic about losing your addictive substance. You have done the right thing. Chew sugarless gum, take proton pump inhibitors, anti-acids, brush your teeth. Gargle...Do anything but taking a smoke or a chew. Congratulations. You are on the right path. ...Read more
Not the surgery: Often it is the medications you are taking that can do this. Pain medications can sometimes do this. ...Read more
Symptom not disease:
Whether dietary, due to drugs or a physical condition, a metal taste is a the main reason for a metal taste is something in your system that is reacting with your body chemistry to produce a metal taste.
A metallic taste in the mouth, or dysgeusia, is a common side effect of a wide variety of medical treatments and medications, and is sometimes a symptom of a medical condition. ...Read more
Failing crowns?: Have your dentist do a thorough check up to see if you have failing crowns or bridges. ...Read more
Likely unrelated: Some causes for bitter taste: infection in mouth, dry mouth (xerostomia), GERD, medication side effect, liver disorders, metabolic disorders, psychiatric disorders. The elevated SGPT (ALT) is likely unrelated to your bitter taste. Try brushing teeth, tongue, gums, and roof of mouth with toothpaste. Use mouthwash. If it persists see and ENT specialist. > http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more
Taking otc Nasacort for a week now. I've noticed a bitter or sour taste in my mouth since. What do I do?
Stop the nasocort: For now, flush tour nose with saline washes, if that continues, better see your doctor or an ENT specialist, best wishes ...Read more
Why do I always have a headache? And today I've got a headache for the whole day and my mouth taste bitter. I can't also sleep
MD evalauation: I would start by seeing a local physician who can examine you and hopefully help you feel better. ...Read more
My dog accidentally stuck his dirty paw into my mouth! It tasted bitter and salty. He goes outside 4-5 times a day. Will I be okay?
No big deal: Rinse your mouth out but should not be a problem....teach the dog to wipe his paws!!! ...Read more
Over a month ago I had this bitter taste in my mouth that lasted for several weeks. It finally went away. Now it is back again. What to do?
Wife is 3.5 month pregnant and she says she gets a bitter/sour taste in her mouth as a result of which she does feel like eating anything.?
Unclear: There are several causes of such a complaint. They can be anything from dental issues to liver disease. Please check with your doctor. ...Read more
Tonsillitis: Yes, it absolutely can. Even more exciting is when you have tonsil calculus or tonsil stones. These are little white pellet-looking things that fill the pits or crypts in your tonsils. Not only will they taste bitter, but they'll give you some pretty foul smelling breath, so you won't be the only one who gets to experience them. If this is a chronic problem, you should get it checked out. ...Read more
Find the cause...: Common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth include acid reflux, taking certain medications or even poor oral hygiene. Your sense of taste can also be impaired or distorted permanently from long-term smoking. Finally, a sudden bitter taste in the mouth can be a sign of an infection or other condition that requires immediate treatment. See your dentist to determine the cause. ...Read more
More likely...: ...you are describing "sourbrash" when stomach contents regurgitate into your mouth. The probable cause is GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) for which I assume you're taking Pepcid (famotidine). Optimizing acid suppression may prove helpful, but persistent symptoms warrant evaluation please. ...Read more
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