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Cause Of Sour Taste In Mouth
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
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.
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
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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
Reflux: You may have reflux, which is when some fluid from the stomach makes it back up the esophagus and into the mouth. There may be some chest pain/burning with this as well. Reflux is usually treated with antacids or medication such as prilosec, both over the counter without a prescription. Try one of those first. Gallbladder disease does not cause this problem. ...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
From bitter taste to a very sour taste in mouth now. I'm pregnant. Anythg I eat taste sour. Y is tht happening? Pls any treatment doctors? Thank u sir.
Dental check: The first step is to see a dentist and confirm that your dental hygiene is normal. Some pregnant women get a bitter taste from heart burn. You can try an over the counter heartburn medication like Nexium. Some pregnant women just experience a heightened since of taste during pregnancy ...Read more
How come the dr. Did not tell me about the intesetinal metapasia in the stomach that the biopsies showed stillhave a sour taste in mouth with gerd?
Communication is key: So often patients are informed but don't hear or remember what they are told. If in doubt, ask! If not satisfied with your physician, find someone with whom you're more comfortable. All of us doctors want the best for our patients. Regarding your issue with gerd, happy to answer more specifically if you can share additional info about the extent of your disease ; what treatment (s) you've tried. ...Read more
Upper right abdomen n right shldr blade pain, nausea and sour taste in mouth after meal. Pain increases on eating anything sweet and spicy.
Got sour taste in mouth currently taken Flagyl had sex few days before starting meds missed my Depo-Provera shot this month what does this mean?
Upper right abdomen and rt shoulder blade pain, nausea and sour taste in mouth after every meal. Pain increases on eating anything sweet and spicy?
Sounds like you may: Have gallbladder disease. You should make an appointment to see a health care provider and be examined. Ultrasound testing might also be necessary. ...Read more
Chronic postnasal drip, sour taste in mouth, chest tightness. Lack of response to PPIs, and a pH/manometry test, ruled out GERD. What's next step?
Sinus?: The next thing I would check would be the sinuses to rule out a sinus infection. ...Read more
GERD or acid reflux? I have been waking up with burning in throat and sour taste in mouth for days. All heart tests are ok.
Acid Reflux: Your symptoms are typical for acid reflux. When lying horizontal, the reflux worsens. Try to not eat anything within 2 hours of retiring. Sometimes elevating the head of the bed by propping up the front legs with blocks can help. Anti acids like Mylanta can provide some relief as can over the counter medications like Nexium (esomeprazole) and Prilosec. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more
Feels like acid is sitting in the back of throat for 3 days. Sour taste in mouth, throat is sore & lump in throat when I swallow. Antacids didn't work?
Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. It is very common condition in pregnancy and will be solved soon. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more
Reflux: Most commonly this is caused by acid reflux. You can try an over the counter antacid to see if your symptoms improve. Medications can also cause a metallic taste in your mouth, so if you have started any new medications lately I would discuss them with the prescribing physician. ...Read more
See details: That's a new one on me. Start with a dental exam to rule decay or infection as a cause. ...Read more
Body smell is unique to an individual.
Varies in health ans in disease. Such as in Keto-Acidosis, after heavy smoking, alcohol intake, etc.
Body odor does not come from sweat itself because sweat is odorless. Your body produces two types of sweat: the eccrine sweat and apocrine sweat. The eccrine sweat represents a clear sweat, consisting mostly of water that does not smell and plays an important role in regulating our body temperature. The apocrine sweat that is produced by the glands is thicker and is located mainly near hair follicles, on the groin area, in the armpits and on the scalp. When bacteria contacts with apocrine sweat on the surface of the skin, the release of chemicals produces your body odor.
A curious study conducted by researchers at Firmenich, a company in Geneva revealed that women's body odor contained high levels of sulphur compound, which together with bacteria, feeding on sweat, produces chemical compound thiol that has a smell of onion. According to their findings, men's sweat was found to contain high levels of fatty acid, which when mixed with bacteria from the underarm, produces the smell, resembling cheese. ...Read more
Several things: Most common dental cause is a draining tooth or gum abscess. Next common is a reaction to some medication. Sinus infections draining pus can do this too. B & c vitamin deficiencies and zinc deficiency may be associated withbmetallic tastes. There are many patients in whom no cause of metallic taste can be found. See your dentist to rule out dental infections as your first step. ...Read more
Ketosis: I am thinking you might be a diabetic. If I am wrong, I apologize. I have searched for causes of a sweet taste in the mouth and have come up with two possible reasons - high blood sugar and high ketones (usually seen in diabetes). See your doctor and tell her/him what you are experiencing. ...Read more
a side effect of many medications. It is not a serious condition and is quite common. If it persists beyond a few weeks, consult with your physician or dentist. Make sure you are maintaining good oral hygiene. ...Read more
Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more
Metallic taste: Many times this taste is a result of gingival bleeding. If your gums are red, swollen and /or bleeding, this would explain the taste. As was mentioned, medications can aslo alter taste. In other cases, problems with the middle ear can cause a tast alteration often presenting as a metallic taste. ...Read more
Bleeding taste can be a sign that you already have, gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked professionally by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today!
Sweet taste: Constant sweet taste in your mouth, is possible if you have taste impairment. It means there’s a problem with your ability to taste. Nasal infection, cold, or flu. Vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency, swollen gums, certain medications you are taking, a side effect of smoking pipes, exposure to some chemicals etc. Sarcoidosis usually causes metallic taste. ...Read more
Acid reflux: Is one cause. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more