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Foul taste in mouth because of expander?

Foul taste in mouth because of expander?

Food stuck on it: Be sure to rinse vigorously after eating to help dislodge any food that may be stuck underneath. Also, be sure to use a water-pik or a syringe to squirt water/mouthwash under it before you brush. After brushing, rinse vigorously with an antibacterial mouthwash. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Smoking?: Most common is chronic damage to nerves of the nose and tongue from toxic exposure. Your complaints are very common for smokers or those who use asthma inhalers too much. Heavy metal toxicity can cause these symptoms. Lead, mercury and arsenic exposure can cause this. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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What are the causes of metallic taste sensation in mouth?

What are the causes of metallic taste sensation in mouth?

Many causes: There are many causes of metallic tastes in your mouth. Some cause are medications, oral infections, dry mouth, sinus infections, vitamin deficiencies and many many more. This can't be diagnoses here. It is best to see a dentist about this. ...Read more

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Common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth?

Common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth?

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

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What causes a metallic taste in the mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in the mouth?

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

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What causes the metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes the metallic taste in your mouth?

GUM DISEASE: The possible diagnosis is perio disease, ( gum infection), you have to have an exam done by your dentist, to evaluate you periodental disease, . ...Read more

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Taste of metal in mouth after coughing?

Taste of metal in mouth after coughing?

Infection: Likely the presence of a bacterial infection. Should see your dr or urgent care for eval. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a metallic taste in your mouth?

Metallic taste: A metallic taste is a side effect of many drugs. Also dental decay, periodontal (gum) disease, sinus infections, systemic disease, vitamin deficiency, inhalation or ingestion of metallic agents, allergies, and smoking. In many cases, the cause cannot be determined. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dizziness, metallic taste in mouth?

Multifactorial: Could be a medication causing the metallic taste in your mouth. If you have just changed or started a new medication i would suggest looking to see if that is a symptom. I would also get checked by your general practitioner to have your blood glucose levels monitored. ...Read more

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What is causing a burning tongue and a metallic taste in their mouth?

What is causing a burning tongue and a metallic taste in their mouth?

Candida infection: There are other possibilities but candida is most likely the cause. See a dentist who specializes or has training in oral medicine for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Cause for weird taste in mouth soapy taste extra saliva?

Cause for weird taste in mouth soapy taste extra saliva?

Medications,illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more

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Feel metallic taste in the mouth and nausea. ?

Medications ?: Metallic taste is often a side effect of certain medications. Your post did not say. Discuss your problem with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

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

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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. ...Read more

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What causes bitter taste in the mouth ?

What causes bitter taste in the mouth ?

Various reasons : Do you have it all the time or only when you eat certain foods. Food allergies, mineral deficiencies, hormone abnormalities , toxic substances are just some of the reasons you could be having a bitter taste . ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

No: This is absolutely not related to implantation; there are no symptoms with implantation. ...Read more

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Can teeth implants result in loss of taste and numbness to the tongue?

Not done properly: The only way this can occur is if the implant is place incorrectly and it has perforated the jaw on the tongue side of the mandible. If the drill perforated the bone or the implant perforated the bone and impinges on the lingual nerve this can occur. This must be addressed asap. In rare instances this can occur from the injection butbthis should be self limiting. See your surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in mouth?

Several things: Can be a result of different types of mettalic restorations in your teeth.. Also can be the result of some medications. ...Read more

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What is the big deal with metallic taste in the mouth?

What is the big deal with metallic taste in the mouth?

Might be something: Some metallic taste comes from leaking restorations. Some come from two different restorations of different materials which sets up a battery and dissolves chemicals in your mouth. Sometimes it can be related to taste buds in your mouth or neurological problems. Best have it checked out by your dentist. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes a  metallic taste in your mouth?

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

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I have been having this new bad breath problem. I have never had this taste in my mouth before and my diet hasn't changed. What could have caused this?

I have been having this new bad breath problem. I have never had this taste in my mouth before and my diet hasn't changed. What could have caused this?

Many Possibilities: Most commonly, bad breath is caused by bacteria in your mouth breaking down food. Other causes of bad breath include everything from fungal infections to gastrointestinal diseases, diabetes, certain medications, and excess tobacco or alcohol. Consider seeing a doctor if simple treatments(chewing gum, brushing/flossing, staying hydrated, swishing water) do not help or other symptoms appear! ...Read more

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Hi. the last three weeks I've been feeling a bad taste in my mouth constantly. My doctor gave me controloc and perofen but nothing changed?

Hi. the last three weeks I've been feeling a bad taste in my mouth constantly. My doctor gave me controloc and perofen but nothing changed?

See Dentist: Doctor gave you pain killer and anti-acid meds. Helpful if you have overly acidic stomach. Will not help if bad taste due to a dental infection/abscess or gum disease. Will not help if origin is sinus. Will not help if due to change in meds/supplements/diet. Please see your Dentist for an evaluation. If oral cavity healthy, next stop would be ENT. ...Read more

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What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?

What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV  saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?

Pus: Pus tastes metallic. Benedryl will dry your mouth and mucus membranes. Without being diluted with saliva you may be tasting an infection in your mouth, sinus, or throat. The reason you are getting an IV push may be a hint of what is going on. ...Read more

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Changed my diet today to glutten free heard it is good to try to get rid of alopecia aorta but now have a metal taste in my mouth?

Changed my diet today to glutten free heard it is good to try to get rid of alopecia aorta but now have a metal taste in my mouth?

Dysgeusia : There are many reasons for changing the sense of taste in the mouth . It could be due to using antihistamine or antibiotics medications . Also it could be due to hormonal imbalance in the body. ...Read more

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I have a bitter taste in the back of my mouth now for a week with no other symptoms. I've had no change in lifestyle/diet. How do I get rid of it?

I have a bitter taste in the back of my mouth now for a week with no other symptoms. I've had no change in lifestyle/diet. How do I get rid of it?

Get it checked: Several possibilities, including periodontal disease, tonsilar issues, or reflux from the gut. A dentist can check for periodontal disease. An ENT can check your tonilar areas. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Bloating, frequent urination, metallic taste in mouth on 17th Sept. for two days only. period due in 5 days. pms? can pms totally change in a month?

Bloating, frequent urination, metallic taste in mouth on 17th Sept. for two days only. period due in 5 days. pms? can pms totally change in a month?

Probably it can: But there are no rules that you might not overlap your PMS time w/ another condition - mild or more - and mix symptoms. See if they pass once you begin. If they remain, it's another issue and you might see your Dr. Best! ...Read more

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Dental freeze,2 caps 2% lipocane. Reaction to freeze, burning tongue, change in taste. Confirmed by dentist. Likelihood of another reaction next time?

Dental freeze,2 caps 2% lipocane. Reaction to freeze, burning tongue, change in taste. Confirmed by dentist. Likelihood of another reaction next time?

Not Likely: The reaction is from the direct placement of the needle or the Anesthetic into the nerve tissue itself. The burning tongue can be a causalgia form the trauma of the needle brushing or penetrating the nerve itself. A rare side effect but possible. If the nerve is altered then the sensation can be altered. These are usually short term issues and rarely last longer than 1 year. ...Read more

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No taste ONLY on tip of tongue. Rest of tongue is normal but TIP is numb/tasteless. Nothing's changed but pinched nerve 15+yrs in neck. Why?? Causes??

No taste ONLY on tip of tongue. Rest of tongue is normal but TIP is numb/tasteless. Nothing's changed but pinched nerve 15+yrs in neck. Why?? Causes??

Facial nerve damage: The facial nerve is responsible for the sensation of taste in the front part of the tongue. If it was damaged in the "pinched nerve" then that could be the cause. If this is a new problem then you might want to consult a neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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A lingering bad taste & my tongue feels funny midday. Just finished anti-biotics & been under stress. No diet changes. Is it acid reflux? Treatment?

A lingering bad taste & my tongue feels funny midday. Just finished anti-biotics & been under stress. No diet changes. Is it acid reflux? Treatment?

Possible: It is possible that you have acid reflux bit could also be a number of other things. Do you feel like it started after you took the antibiotics? Could be a opportunistic fungal infection, but just a guess. Not acid reflux and infection can of course be treated relatively simply. But your have to visit a physician for a proper evaluation to find the root cause. Feel free to provide more details. ...Read more

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Metal taste in mouth ?

Different things: The taste might be a symptom of gum disease. Even if you don't have gum problems, poor oral hygiene can affect taste. Be sure to brush your teeth carefully at least twice a day and use a tongue scraper to remove the bacteria and debris that can collect on your tongue. Dental work done in the past can break down and alter taste. Blood can also have a metallic taste. Some medications taste metallic. ...Read more

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Metal taste in mouth on tablets?

Metal taste in mouth on tablets?

Metal taste: There are a number of causes for metal taste. Some of them include vitamin or mineral deficiencies, periodontal disease, hormonal, pregnancy, habits of chewing on objects, and more. It takes an evaluation that may include blood tests to determine your specific cause. ...Read more

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Sweet taste of mouth before 2 months ?

Sweet taste of mouth before 2 months ?

Get your blood : Sugar checked even if you don't have other symptoms of diabetes like thirst weight loss hunger or frequent urination. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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How to deal with a battery taste in mouth?

How to deal with a battery taste in mouth?

Evaluation: to determine the source of this taste. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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.. ...Read more