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Can the thyroid be causing bad taste in mouth?

Can the thyroid be causing bad taste in mouth?

No: I have never heard of this occurring, unless you are referring to the taste of the medication used to treat thyroid disease. ...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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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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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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Does a cold cause bad breath or bad taste in mouth?

Does a cold cause bad breath or bad taste in mouth?

It can: Bacteria and/or viruses associated with colds and upper respiratory illnesses can cause bad breath ...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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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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Does denture cleaner cause a bad taste in the mouth?

Does denture cleaner cause a bad taste in the mouth?

Yes: And it is harmful. You must rinse your dentures well after soaking them in cleanser. ...Read more

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I recently had a root canal, since the procedure I have had a bad taste in my mouth. What would cause this?

I recently had a root canal, since the procedure I have had a bad taste in my mouth. What would cause this?

Medication: The medication placed in the root canal chamber between visits does not taste good. It may be leaking out past the temporary filling material. It is quite common and usually subsides after a day or two. ...Read more

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I am taking Atropine drops for iritis, is it normal to have a bad taste in my mouth after taking the drops? The taste causes me to gag.

Yes, and use another: Technique of placing your finger on your lower puncta (opening to tear duct) to reduce it going down your nose into your throat. That might help! ...Read more

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What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

? infections: Sometimes viral or bacterial infections, such as sinus disease may cause taste issues to occur. Other vague conditions such as simple allergies can sometimes affect your taste. If the problem persists, see a dr. For an eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can mumps cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Yes: Mumps infects the salivary gland in the cheeks, the parotid gland. Salivary infections can cause a bad taste. One general treatment is to suck on lemon drops to increase secretion form the salivary gland to promote clearing of the infection. ...Read more

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Does having surgery cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Does having surgery cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Perhaps: Some of the drugs used for anesthesia can leave a strange taste in the mouth. It should go away. If not, contact the anesthesiologist, your surgeon, or your primary care provider. In the meantime, you could try a mouthwash or lozenges. ...Read more

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Can my GERD cause a bad taste in my mouth that only I can detect?

Can my GERD cause a bad taste in my mouth that only I can detect?

Sourbrash: Yes, you're likely describing sourbrash, a bitter taste in your mouth due to refluxed material that contains stomach acid. ...Read more

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Bad taste in my mouth that's been there for days, and I'm not sick or anything. What could be the cause?

Bad taste in my mouth that's been there for days, and I'm not sick or anything. What could be the cause?

Periodontal disease: Gum (periodontal) disease is a common problem. It can be accompanied by foul breath and a foul taste in the mouth...Especially if one breaths through the mouth when asleep.
See a dentist for an examination and information about treatment. ...Read more

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I have a bad taste in my mouth caused by bad old silver tooth fillings?

I have a bad taste in my mouth caused by bad old silver tooth fillings?

Possible: But not likely. Corrosion of the material will lead to decay--re infection of the tooth. That renewed infection can lead to the formation of abscess, plaque accumulation, gum boils and pus. Bacteria are the primary cause of malodor, but can also be caused by nasal infection and gut disturbances. See your dentist. Fillings don't and aren't supposed to last forever! ...Read more

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What can cause a bad taste in my mouth and why is it making my throat sore?

Acid Reflux?: Just a guess. See your dentist and physician for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a helicobacter pylori infection cause a bad taste in the mouth?

Can a helicobacter pylori infection cause a bad taste in the mouth?

Yes: Some patients say it causes a metallic taste. But most say it changes the taste of some food and then resolves after completing treatment. ...Read more

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Can a barium swallow cause foul smelling dioreah? Also can the CT contrast leave a lingering bad taste in the mouth?

Can a barium swallow cause foul smelling dioreah? Also can the CT contrast leave a lingering bad taste in the mouth?

Yes,: The barium can cause diarrhea. It is self-limited and should resolve when it is gone from your system, usually within a day. Are you talking about oral or IV CT contrast? IV can cause a transient metallic taste in your mouth during the injection. ...Read more

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Lately, after napping during daytime, I get a bad taste in my mouth when waking up. What could cause it? (sympts gas, bloating.)

Bad taste: Sounds like you might be having some esophageal reflux of stomach contents into your esophagus causing the bad taste. You might want to try sleeping/napping with your head elevated slightly - or seeing if using an over the counter antiacid or medication like otc Prilosec might change it. Silent aspiration can become concerning - you might want to mention it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Do sinus infections cause nose bleeds? I also have a bad taste in my mouth, ear popping, throat pain, and nasal congestion.

Do sinus infections cause nose bleeds? I also have a bad taste in my mouth, ear popping, throat pain, and nasal congestion.

Can, but not common: But wiping the nose can cause irritation. Drainage and congestion from it are very common to cause taste changes, drainage, ear popping, throat irritation, etc. ...Read more

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What can cause bad taste coming from wisdom teeth sockets?

Possible causes: The foul taste could be related to a number of different causes. The taste of dried blood, trapped food or debris, or loss of the blood clot (dry socket) are some reasons why you could be experiencing a bad taste. Another possibility could be a postoperative infection. If you are experiencing pain and swelling associated with the bad taste, you may want to consult with y our dentist or surgeon. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause discoloration/bad taste on tongue?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause discoloration/bad taste on tongue?

Sertraline rx: Zoloft (sertraline) can dissolve on the tongue or back of tongue / throat and burn with a bad taste. If swallowed well and whole, Zoloft (sertraline) can lead to a serotonin surge, like other SSRI meds, and this surge includes nausea, perhaps reflux, and odd GI and CNS sensations ...Read more

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What can cause bad taste in back of throat - post wisdom teeth?

Bad taste: Without knowing the taste description, it is harder to be specific. However, any strange taste often suggests infection. Especially after a tooth was removed and if you suddenly notice a strange taste or drainage in throat, please see your oral surgeon/dentist to rule out infection, as it is easier to treat it sooner than later. The bad taste may come from surgical dressing in the socket, possibly. ...Read more

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Does HPV cause swollen lymph nodes? My neck and armpit has swollen nodes and I got a bad taste in my mouth. My lower back is killin me. Face is broke ou

Does HPV cause swollen lymph nodes? My neck and armpit has swollen nodes and I got a bad taste in my mouth. My lower back is killin me. Face is broke ou

No: Hpv should not cause that. It could be a viral illness or a sign of something else more serious., swollen lymph nodes like that should not be ignored. They can be a sign of lymphoma or other cancers. So definitely important to see you doctor asap for an exam and testing. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad taste = unpleasant ...Read more