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I was on flagy and cipro (ciprofloxacin) for diverticulitis. Finished them two days ago but still have a bad taste in my mouth. When should it go away?

Few days: Flagyl causes metallic tast. Has a half life of about ten hrs. This means after 10 hours, 1/2 of the dose is eliminated. It should take a few days after the last does to be completely eleminated. ...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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I developed burning of the face n fine bumps of d face n mouth the second n third day of taken cipro (ciprofloxacin).I took it cause I had uti symptoms.Y.

I developed burning of the face n fine bumps of d face n mouth the second n third day of taken cipro (ciprofloxacin).I took it cause I had uti symptoms.Y.

Check with a doctor : I need more history to help distinguish between fungal and allergic reaction to medicine. Can connect to healthtap as a patient ot with a local doctor. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Burning mouth syndrome wrecked my my mouth. Teeth are crumbling and have an infection with pus. Multiple sites. On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Is this an appropriate drug?

Burning mouth syndro: Burning mouth syndrome does not cause crumbling teeth or gum infections. Dry mouth due to lack or loss of saliva can cause rampant decay if there is poor oral hygiene. Infections with pus sounds like gum disease, but may be due to a systemic disease. Cipro is not known as a treatment for burning mouth or gum disease. You need to coordinate treatment between your dentist and physician. ...Read more

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My UTI is only sensitive to quinolones. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) gave me mouth ulcers/and itchy rash. Can't tolerate levaquin. Any other choices?

My UTI is only sensitive to quinolones. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) gave me mouth ulcers/and itchy rash.  Can't tolerate levaquin.  Any other choices?

Quinolones: Yes, there are many different quinolones including nalidixic acid, Ofloxacin and temafloxacin to mention just a few. See your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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Anesthesia- leaves bad taste in mouth. How to get rid of it?

Anesthesia- leaves bad taste in mouth. How to get rid of it?

Halitosis: Halitosis, or bad breath, and a "bad taste in the mouth" can occur after general anesthesia. Dehydration, breathing dry anesthesia gases, and minor bleeding from oral anesthesia appliances may contribute, as may certain intravenous medications. Good oral hygiene should help rid you of the unpleasant taste. Try mouth wash and spearmint or eucalyptus gums or candies. ...Read more

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What does a grey, white thick coating on tongue and bad taste in mouth mean?

What does a grey, white thick coating on tongue and bad taste in mouth mean?

Could be a host: Of reasons. Best to consult with a dentist if you haven't been to one recently and exercise very good oral hygiene including brushing your tongue. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bad taste in mouth?

Thats relative: That would be subjective if we are talking about food. Medically, it would be a taste that you personally felt was not normal, or one that was anoying, or of sudden onset and persistant despite the absense of food or drink. ...Read more

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Aching body and bad taste in mouth?

Ache: Two things come to mind: 1) you might have an infection in your gums or teeth which is causing the bad taste and aches. You need to see your dentist or 2) do you have a stomach acid issue or ulcer. I would see your physician for this. Hope that helps. ...Read more

Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bad taste when he is not eating or drinking bad-tasting foods. A bad taste can come from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where stomach liquids make their way up to the throat, from some medicines, ...Read more


Cipro (Definition)

Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a ...Read more