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What causes dialysis patients to have sweet taste in their mouth?

What causes dialysis patients to have sweet taste in their mouth?

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

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 causes bad taste in mouth after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy?

Drainage from wound.: As you heal from your surgery there will be a minor amount of normal discharge from the wound that has a characteristic bad taste and odor. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause bad taste in mouth days after drinking?

Can alcohol cause bad taste in mouth days after drinking?

Not directly: since the alcohol would go away in hours not days. BUT alcohol can be associated with many changes: changes in gut motility/reflux which can lead to bad teeth, food going the wrong way and setting up for infection anywhere in the respiratory tract or gut irritation. ...Read more

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Extreme nausea/constant bad taste in mouth 3 days.possible cause and relief?tried crackers, gatorade, bananas,jello. Still feel terrible.help

Possibilities: first, the nausea and intraoral bad taste may or may not be causatively related. Bad taste is usually related to chronic periodontal disease, a gram negative anaerobic rod bacterial infection, or reflux. Carbohydrates can literally feed into this disease, drink water. Nausea can be from dizziness, migraine, fainting, GI upset, food poisoning, viral or ear infection, pregnancy, motion sickness ...Read more

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Does Jevity 1.5 which is a nutritional formula I use through a peg tube cause bad breath or bad taste in mouth?

Does Jevity 1.5 which is a nutritional formula I use through a peg tube cause bad breath or bad taste in mouth?

Jevity: Since it isn't meant to be tasted, Jevity is rather...unappealing. If you are tasting it, please discuss with your doctor. Meanwhile consider sitting up during your feed. ...Read more

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What can cause bad taste in mouth after wisdom tooth extraction?

What can cause bad taste in mouth after wisdom tooth extraction?

EXT > bad taste?: Lots of possibilities: many patients just don't brush and floss as well after surgery, food decaying in socket, early infection, beginning of dry socket, etc. Make sure you are brushing and flossing adequately, rinsing after the first 24 hours and see your own dentist to check on healing. ...Read more

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I am having back pain dizziness bad taste in mouth and upset stomach... Wat are the causes of this?

I am having back pain dizziness bad taste in mouth and upset stomach... Wat are the causes of this?

Peptic ulcer disease: With the limited history sounds like may have ulcer, bad reflux, get the blood counts checked to rule out anemia. ...Read more

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Dialysis (Definition)

Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...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