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Bitter Taste In Mouth And Stomach Pain
High acidity: Sounds like Gastritis, reflux. Avoid alcohol, spicy food, hot temperature foods, citrus, vinegar, caffeine, tomato-based products, chocolate, spearmint or peppermints, steaks. Start using over-the-counter Nexium, (esomeprazole) or Prilosec in the morning and over-the-counter Zantac or Pepcid at night. You can use TUMS in between the day. The diets adherence is key. If you have no relief with guidance 2 to 4 weeks you definitely need to see a doctor ...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
Pain in chest, throat, jaw, nape, strong bitter taste, numbing left arm, stomach ache, nausea, feeling of want to poop. Heart attack or acid reflux? Confused.
We are too!: No one symptom definitively indicates a heart attack is or is not in progress, but many people make the fatal mistake of waiting out atypical heart pain. "Heart pain" is often indistinguishable from esophageal, pericardial, mediastinal, gastric, & chest wall distress. However, don't ignore chest pain--get evaluated ASAP. ...Read more
My father has hepatitis b and he is taking baraclude (entecavir) 5mg but he is feeling bitter taste in mouth and have a feeling of heavyness on stomach area! Why?
Entecavir: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/baraclude-side-effects. Html for side effects of Baraclude (entecavir). Your father should speak w/his hepatologist/gastroenterologist about what to expect from his hepatitis b infection vs what to expect from his treatment, as well as signs/symptoms to report immediately. This applies to any & all conditions managed w/your physician. ...Read more
I've been feeling sick for couple days now with normal body temprature, pains under my stomach, dizziness, bitter taste in my mouth. What could it be?
It could be....: Time to close your computer and actually visit a physician for an examination: you cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more
Hi, I've got a bitter taste in my mouth, nausea and an upset stomach. I have have a gassy stomach for a while now, what's up!?
I woke up with a bitter taste in my mouth and throat my stomach feels like it is being eaten alive plus wrist pain coming from my shoulder?
Can acid reflux cause throat, neck pain and ear ache? I notice I feel this when my stomach is upset & when I feel sour / bitter taste on tongue. Help!
Yes it can!: As the acidic contents of your stomach rises to the back of your throat it can irritate those areas. Also, your brain "refers" pain from the back of your throat to your ears. That's the reason. ...Read more
Could there be a link between my face numbness, indigestion, bitter taste in mouth, and spacey dizzy feeling?
I 54 yo postmenopausal, with painful lump on l side of groin area, just above the crease where thigh meets the groin. Bitter taste in mouth. Hernia?
Bitter taste in mouth no appetite and tiredness after double typhoid and double malaria treatments completed 2 weeks ago. Last widal and malaria test came negative. Any thoughts on my symptoms and what additional tests should I take. Thanks?
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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
Very nauseous dizzy & bitter taste in mouth along with extreme tiredness for months. Not a sleepy tiredness more exhaustion?
Discomfort: You haven't been feeling well for months now. You need to discuss your medical history and get a physical examination by a skilled clinician. You will likely need some blood tests too. You can schedule a consult on Health Tap or make an appointment with your personal physician if you have one. I hope you are able to find out the cause of your symptoms, get proper treatment, and feel better soon. ...Read more
I'm on day 4 of amoxicillin for extracted tooth. Developed HORRIBLE bitter taste in mouth. Food tastes bitter. Is it from antibiotic? Will it go away?
IDK: It would be prudent to ask the dentist who is actually treating you and knows your medical and dental history, the exact circumstances of your treatment and who can evaluate it (rather than dentists on the internet sight unseen). Do you really want us just to venture a guess? ...Read more
I feel some sticky substance in my mouth when I don't eat, bitter taste in mouth, hot air frm mouth, blackening n yellowing of teeth. Sign of bad breath?
Bad breath plus: You sound dehydrated because your saliva is thick n sticky. The bitterness is from electrolyte imbalance from lack of fluids n nutrition. The black is decay and tarter. You probably have bloody toothbrush and mooith full of blood when you do brush. The yellow is the layers of plaque fromo inadequate and infrequent brushing. All that I've just listed will cause overwhelming bad breath! ...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
Not necessarily.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, ^ gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more
Can I use mouth freshener chewing gum during pregnancy? I ve very bitter taste in mouth and bad smell..
Hi I hav GERD since 5 weeks n I m taking 40 mg Nexium (esomeprazole) once a day but I improve little. Now I hav bitter taste in mouth. Wht to do help me???
Diet first: The diet is one of the most important treatments in GERD-avoiding trigger foods, such as coffee, alcohol, spicy foods, fatty foods etc, all of which can increase acid production. Follow-up with the Dr. And see if you need any further testing. After testing, if found to be certain hyper secretory conditions, you may need the medications twice a day for a period of time. Best wishes ...Read more
Bitter taste in mouth after tooth extraction/bone graft. Still have it 4 weeks later. Dr says tooth looks great and taste is not from that. Thoughts?
Bitter taste: Bitter taste in the mouth can be from all sorts of causes. Merely listing them won't really help you. Did you ask your own dentist what he/she thinks are the possibilities even if it's not from the extraction? Did you ask if you should consult with your own physician? You need to be evaluate by both a physician and a dentist to figure this out for you. ...Read more
Been having a metallic bitter taste in mouth and around lips sometimes what could it been? Been 5 days already no medication had HSG done 2wk ago
MEDICATION?: WHAT KIND OF MEDICATION IS IT, CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU CAN STOP IT FOR 3 DAYS AND THE PAIN DISAPPEARS ...Read more
When bitter taste is gone after taking grade 2 esophagitis treatment, if feel bitter taste in mouth means esophagitis is not healed yet, how to test?
How long it takes time to heAl for grade 2 esophagitis after 3 months rapeprazole 40 mg, taken. But feel bitter taste in mouth, ultrasound is normal?
I am suffering from very bad sinusitis. What is a good medication to use? I have a headache and postnatal drip giving me a bitter taste in mouth. Tks
Sinusitis:chronic: A sinus inflammation can arise from an allergy, a virus or a bacteria. Those which start as allergies/viruses can block the sinus passages (swelling) and allow bacterial infection to occur. Ask your healthcare provider to consider using Ciprofloxin, a quinolone antibiotic with excellent coverage for abscesses (which is what bacterial sinusitis represents). ...Read more