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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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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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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?

You can : Try acid reducers, such as Prilosec or zantac, (ranitidine) but definitive solution for gallstones is cholecystectomy. Get your doctor's advice regarding surgery. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 didnt 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 didnt 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. ...Read more