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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Foul Taste In Mouth (Overview)

A foul taste in the mouth is a clinical finding that can be caused by medications, chemical exposures, infections, or poor dental care.


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Can liver or kidney damage cause a foul taste in your mouth?

Can liver or kidney damage cause a foul taste in your mouth?

Yes but: Yes it can be due to disturbance in the liver functions, but it can also be from so many different reasons other that that. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis
12 doctors shared insights

Foul Taste In Mouth (Overview)

A foul taste in the mouth is a clinical finding that can be caused by medications, chemical exposures, infections, or poor dental care.


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Foul taste in mouth - help?

Foul taste in mouth - help?

See a dentist: Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash. If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a dentist to evaluate for a tooth abscess. ...Read more

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What are some ayurvedic, unani, or homeopathic treatment for acidity, heart burn, sour taste in throad and mouth?

What are some ayurvedic, unani, or homeopathic treatment for acidity, heart burn, sour taste in throad and mouth?

Homeopathy: I can speak for homeopathy -- and there are many homeopathic remedies which can help with these complaints. However, to find the right one out of hundreds you do need to work personally with an experienced homeopath rather than trial and error. The homeopath will explore your entire history so that the remedy prescribed will help at a deep level. You may also need to change your eating as well. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how to get rid of the horrible taste in my mouth any quicker?

Any suggestions on how to get rid of the horrible taste in my mouth any quicker?

Exam required: Tast can be due to infected tooth or gums, medications or supplements, GERD, infected tonsils/adenoids, food debris/bacteria impacted between teeth, and so many other reasons. To recommend treatment cause of problem has to first be diagnosed. See BOTH your PCP and your Dentist to try to find out what's causing the problem and then recommend treatment. ...Read more

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Foul taste in mouth - help?

See a dentist: Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash. If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a dentist to evaluate for a tooth abscess. ...Read more

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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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Foul taste in mouth from mouth guard. What to do?

Foul taste in mouth from mouth guard. What to do?

Water and Vinegar: Store the mouthguard overnight in water, adding half of a teaspoon of white vinegar will help keep them clean and odor free. ...Read more

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Does foul taste in mouth come from dry socket?

It can: A dry socket is a tooth extraction site where the blood clot was lost and the bone exposed. The bone can be dying back - thus the taste or it can be trapping food which then as it breaks down - also causes a bad odor/taste. ...Read more

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Been ill with mild flu to 5 days now, foul taste in mouth --->?

Been ill with mild flu to 5 days now, foul taste in mouth --->?

Several things: Could be from post nasal drip down the back of your throat causing a foul taste in your mouth. If you have upper tooth pain, face pain, along with drainage that is discolored from your mouth or nose seek medical attention. Brush your teeth often with a good toothbrush that is not old. You might want to soak your toothbrush in an antibacterial mouthwash overnight too. ...Read more

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Foul taste in mouth after tooth pulled?

Foul taste in mouth after tooth pulled?

Putrefaction...: The contents of a recent tooth extraction socket is the "perfect storm" for bad smell: warmth, moisture, bacteria, and abundant fermentable organic debris, blood clot, and exuding serous exudate. Every recent extraction smells and tastes bad until the natural healing process allows the wound to close over, bringing resolution to the problem. ...Read more

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Vomiting from migraine, foul taste in mouth ---> more vomiting?

Vomiting from migraine, foul taste in mouth ---> more vomiting?

Common: The best answer is to catch the migraine before it is full blown and abort it. When you have the first sign that you are going to get a migraine, take whatever medication your doctor has prescribed, or if nothing is prescribed and you can tolerate it, try 3 excedrine or 3 Aleve (naproxen) tablets. If you can, lay down in a dark quiet room. The sooner you catch it, the less likely you are to get the vomiting. ...Read more

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Teeth rotted to almost the gum .. Foul taste in mouth?

Teeth rotted to almost the gum .. Foul taste in mouth?

From Bacteria: The bacterial in the infection causing the teeth to rot will cause a foul taste in your mouth. Are you planning to have them pulled soon? ...Read more

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Burning pain under right rib cage. Foul taste in mouth. Right side aches after sitting at desk. Helps to eat. Gallbladder out 2014. Pancreases90% '06.

Burning pain under right rib cage. Foul taste in mouth. Right side aches after sitting at desk. Helps to eat. Gallbladder out 2014. Pancreases90% '06.

Possible reflux: It sounds like you may be having some reflux symptoms. Consider a trial of over the counter prilosec and see if this helps. If not, see your doctor as you may need right sided abdominal ultrasound or CT to look at liver and pancreas more closely. ...Read more

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Sinus infection keeps coming back constant foul taste in mouth from nasal drip. Antibiotics knock it out and comes back every time?

Sinus infection keeps coming back constant foul taste in mouth from nasal drip. Antibiotics knock it out and comes back every time?

Rinsing or surgery.: Try frequent sinus and nose rinsing with one of the over the counter kits. Also your physician should consider if you are a candidate for a long term preventive antibiotic use or refer you to an E.N.T. surgeon for considering if surgical treatment would take care of your problem. ...Read more

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Can liver or kidney damage cause a foul taste in your mouth?

Yes but: Yes it can be due to disturbance in the liver functions, but it can also be from so many different reasons other that that. ...Read more

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It has been about 2 weeks since I had all 4 wisdom teeth remove. I am currently experiencing a foul taste in my mouth accompanied by yellow saliva.

Wisdom teeth healing: After two weeks you should not be having a bad taste and drainage in your mouth. Call the extracting doctor today about this today. You may have an infection and need treatment. ...Read more

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I feel very yuck. I have a foul taste in my mouth, a headache and i feel yuck in the stomach?

I feel very yuck. I have a foul taste in my mouth, a headache and i feel yuck in the stomach?

Yuck: I am sorry but the word yuck is not a medical term and is not in any way descriptive enough to base any kind of medical advice upon. ...Read more

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I feel very yuck. I have a foul taste in my mouth, a headache, nausea and i feel yuck in the stomach.

I feel very yuck. I have a foul taste in my mouth, a headache, nausea and i feel yuck in the stomach.

Stomach flu: The stomach flu is caused by a virus that attacks your gastrointestinal system. There is no cure for the stomach flu. The remedies are: good rest, plenty of fluids intake, plain food like crackers, cereal, toast and rice. Take NSAID over the counter and tincture of time. However, if concerned it is always prudent to see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a very foul odor and taste in mouth 2 days after molar extraction?

Is it normal to have a very foul odor and taste in mouth 2 days after molar extraction?

It is not normal: The symptoms of dry socket include bad breath, foul taste and an unpleasant smell. When that's the case, see your dentist for follow up appointment. ...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