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What could cause a bad sour taste in my mouth with mild to moderate nausea?

What could cause a bad sour taste in my mouth with mild to moderate nausea?

Sour taste: This could be resultant from many things. One possabitlity is reflux. You should talk with your primary care physician about this issue.

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Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Reflux: Sounds like gastroesophageal reflux: see your gastroenterologist for endoscopy.! try antacids. H2blockers eyc

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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.

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.

Acid reflux: These are symptoms of acid reflux and should be treated. Perhaps a short course of a medication like Pepcid (famotidine) (over the counter) may imporve the symptoms.

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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?

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

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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!

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.

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What does sour taste in mouth indicate?

What does sour taste in mouth indicate?

Reflux: Sour tastes in the mouth may be "acid brash" or acid contents from the stomach as a result of reflux. Consider eating smaller meals, not laying down within 2 hours of eating and raising the head of your bed.

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What can I use for a sour taste in mouth due to gallbladder?

What can I use for a sour taste in mouth due to gallbladder?

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.

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Metallic sour taste in mouth with barretts esophagus, symptom of what?

Metallic sour taste in mouth with barretts esophagus, symptom of what?

Reflux: Ur tasting what ever is coming up from reflux. Other possibility would b side effect of medication. U can call ur pharmacist to run through ur list of medication to c if any of them cause this side effect.

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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.

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

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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?

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.

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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?

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?

Just what you said: The taste is probably secondary to the Flagyl which can be a nasty drug to take. Make sure you do not drink any alcohol. If you think you may be pregnant, get a urine test kit from your friendly pharmacist. Best of luck.

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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?

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.

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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.

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.

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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?

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?

Sounds like: GERD symptoms. You can try OTC meds such as Prilosec or Nexium (esomeprazole) (PPI class of drugs). If this does not work or if it recurs even after working for a short time, you should consult with your doctor.

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What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

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.

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What causes a constant minty taste in mouth?

Meds or diet: The two most common causes for a minty taste is side e ffect of meds or possibly an aftertaste from something in your diet or toothpaste.

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What could be the cause of acidic mouth taste?

What could be the cause of acidic mouth taste?

Reflux: People wake up with bitter or sour taste in the mouth if they have gerd. Sometimes the reflux can happen even at upright position and the acid becomes gas and can be tasted and inhaled..