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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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How to get rid of this metallic taste in mouth during period?

How to get rid of this metallic taste in mouth during period?

Try this: A rinse of warm water with 1teaspoon of baking soda. Rinse for 30 seconds spit out, repeat. A change in the acidity of ones saliva may create a metallic taste in the mouth. If this is the cause of your metallic taste, then possibly neutralizing the acidity with baking soda may help. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the metallic taste in my mouth after taking clarithromycin?

How can I get rid of the metallic taste in my mouth after taking clarithromycin?

Patience!: Tthe metallic taste dissipates once you have completed your course of clarithromycin. Hang in there, finish the entire prescription. If you cannot tolerate the taste, talk to your physician about a change to a different type of antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have a big white lump on the roof of my mouth and a few days ago it was hard but now it has a squishy texture and a metallic taste to it.?

See a dentist: Sounds like a palatal abscess related to a tooth that popped and drained into your mouth. See a dentist for xrays and treatment ...Read more

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Why am I having this metallic taste on roof of mouth?

Why am I having this metallic taste on roof of mouth?

Leaking filling: You could have an old dental amalgam filling which is leaking and the taste could be perceived as metallic. ...Read more

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Taste a metallic taste on roof of mouth. Nipple itches. Sexually active. What can this be?

3 things: They are most likely not related. Allergies or sinus infections can cause a metallic taste. Some women have inverted nipples (if new, than get them evaluated), And use BC and condoms to protect against STI's and pregnancy (unless you want to be pregnant). Good luck. ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth. My tongue and roof of mouth feel raw. Throat feels tight.?

Metallic taste in mouth. My tongue and roof of mouth feel raw. Throat feels tight.?

Dry Mouth: Can also cause the symptoms mentioned. Use non alcoholic mouth rinse and drink non sugary fluids to moisten the throat and mouth. Observe though if the tightness of the throat is due to constriction. It can be an allergic reaction to something taken or inhaled. Call your doctor. If you cannot breathe and started wheezing, it is an emergency situation. ...Read more

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What can help me get rid of the awful metallic taste after taking Lunesta (eszopiclone) 3mg? Thank you!

What can help me get rid of the awful metallic taste after taking Lunesta (eszopiclone) 3mg? Thank you!

Talk to your PCP: The unpleasant bitter or metallic taste is Lunesta (eszopiclone) common side effect. Talk with your PCP about the risks and benefits of taking Lunesta (eszopiclone) and adjust medication accordingly. ...Read more

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Every now n then tonsil stones gets stuck to d left side of my throat. I hate the metallic taste n it is hard to get out. How cn I get rid of this 4gud?

Every now n then tonsil stones gets stuck to d left side of my throat. I hate the metallic taste n it is hard to get out. How cn I get rid of this 4gud?

See ENT: Tonsil stone is very common condition. Many small tonsil stones do not cause any noticeable symptoms. The larger stones can have a major symptoms like a bad breath, sore throat and earache. No symptoms no special treatment is required. If concerned see ENT for evaluation and treatment if needed. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Wisdom tooth extracted monday, sour metallic taste in mouth that I can't get rid of. Site is pink, clotted, stitched, and healing. No pain, fever, etc. On antibiotics. What can I do for the taste?

Wisdom tooth extracted monday, sour metallic taste in mouth that I can't get rid of. Site is pink, clotted, stitched, and healing. No pain, fever, etc. On antibiotics. What can I do for the taste?

Rinse warm saltwater: Trying rinsing with warm salt water but don't forcibly spit out the solution. Just let it dribble out of your mouth so you don't disturb the clot and get a dry socket. ...Read more

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One nipple has been itchy they are sore when you rub them. Also have metallic taste on roof of mouth. Mild cramping and lower backache. What is this?

One nipple has been itchy they are sore when you rub them. Also have metallic taste on roof of mouth. Mild cramping and lower backache. What is this?

PMS?: These symptoms all put together, sound like breast tenderness before menstruation, and can be relieved with Midol, or another over the counter PMS preparation. If your period is late, it could be early signs of pregnancy. If the cramping and nipple irritation are prolonged, could be something else. Go have a good exam at your OB and sort out the symptoms for a better answer ...Read more

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I'm taking this new med that leaves a metallic taste in my mouth, what are some ways to prevent this?

Maybe not: Which medication? There are a number of meds that are thought to interfere with the taste buds and ion exchange, which causes the metalic taste. Look up the possible side effects and see if dysguisia is one of them. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this cyst or abcess on the roof of my mouth?

How do I get rid of this cyst or abcess on the roof of my mouth?

Need to see it: If it is caused by an infection in a tooth, then the tooth needs to either be removed or have a root canal therapy. If it is caused from something else, then the cause needs to be found and treated. ...Read more

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I have this hard bump on the roof of my mouth. It showed up about 2 days ago and hurts a bit. Do you know what it is or how I can get rid of it?

I have this hard bump on the roof of my mouth. It showed up about 2 days ago and hurts a bit. Do you know what it is or how I can get rid of it?

TORUS PALATINUS: It may be torus PALATINUS it is a bony growth on the hat palate which usually benign. It can be removed if it is painful infected or ulcerated. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a sore in the roof of my mouth?

What do I do to get rid of a sore in the roof of my mouth?

See a dentist: The sore could be from any number of causes. Why don't you see your dentist to find out what is causing the sore and then recommend appropriate treatment if needed? ...Read more

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I have a small red bump on the roof of my mouth. What can get rid of it?

I have a small red bump on the roof of my mouth. What can get rid of it?

Red bump: Well that depends on what the red bump was casued by and how long it has been present. There are several things that it could be but it is important, especially if it havs been there for a little while to have it checked out by your dentist or oral surgeon as soon as possible. It could be an ifection of some sort, a sinus issue, or something more serious so have it looked at. ...Read more

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Mouth sore on the roof of my mouth. What are some things I can do to get rid of it quickly?

Mouth sore on the roof of my mouth. What are some things I can do to get rid of it quickly?

Cause?: It depends upon what is causing it. If you accidentally scraped or burned it, salt water rinses may help. Avoid hot, spicy and acidic foods. This should get better rather quickly. However, there are other dental and medical causes possible, so if it doesn't get better in a day or two, see a dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a rough spot on the roof of my mouth that won't go away. It bugs me. I'm wondering if there's any way to get rid of it, without oral surgery?

Rough Spot: It would depend on what the "rough" spot is. I would see a dentist or an oral surgeon to take a look and give you advice as to the best method of treatment. Thanks for consulting with Healthtap. ...Read more

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I am suffering from an ulcer on the roof of my mouth right up the back where the tongue touches what can I use to get rid of it?

I am suffering from an ulcer on the roof of my mouth right up the back where the tongue touches what can I use to get rid of it?

Ulcer: If it is an ulcer they usually take 7-10 days to resolve and treating the symptoms with orabase or peroxyl rinse. If it persists beyond that time you should have it chekced out by your dentist or oral surgeon to make sure it is just an ulcer. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a blood blister on the roof of your mouth?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a blood blister on the roof of your mouth?

See MD or dentist: Gargle salt water to prevent infections until you go to your dentist. ...Read more

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How can I heal and get rid of red blister on roof of mouth from hot food?

Give it time: Thermal burns are usually self-limiting and will heal on their own. Depending on size, location and severity of pain your dentist might prescribe a mediated mouth rinse to help ease the symptoms. This will allow you to eat and drink more comfortably and prevent dehydration. ...Read more

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I had the flu the past week but I can't get rid of this cough! Sometimes it's dry sometimes mucus! Now I have hard bump on roof of mouth!

I had the flu the past week but I can't get rid of this cough! Sometimes it's dry sometimes mucus! Now I have hard bump on roof of mouth!

Oral raised lesion: Try warm salt water rinses 4-6 times a day for 3 days. Also try sucking on sour candy a few times a day for 3 days. If not better have you dentist look at it. Possibly a blocked duct related to your earlier sickness. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the horrible taste in my mouth left from quitting smoking a month ago? It seems this is not an unusual symptom of quitting smoking

How do I get rid of the horrible taste in my mouth left from quitting smoking a month ago? It seems this is not an unusual symptom of quitting smoking

It will fade: The horrible taste is a good sign. It means that the taste buds that smoking had weakened are regenerating. Try some gum or breath spray in the meantime, and congratulations on quitting! ...Read more

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Help! I am taking biaxin-- terrible metal taste in my mouth. How can I get rid of it?

Help! I am taking biaxin-- terrible metal taste in my mouth. How can I get rid of it?

IT SHOULD GO AWAY: Soon after you stop taking it. Consult with your doctor and please finish the prescription. ...Read more

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Changed my diet today to glutten free heard it is good to try to get rid of alopecia aorta but now have a metal taste in my mouth?

Changed my diet today to glutten free heard it is good to try to get rid of alopecia aorta but now have a metal taste in my mouth?

Dysgeusia: There are many reasons for changing the sense of taste in the mouth. It could be due to using antihistamine or antibiotics medications. Also it could be due to hormonal imbalance in the body. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a metal taste in my mouth?

How to get rid of a metal taste in my mouth?

Find the cause: Many possible causes of a metallic taste in your mouth, ranging from medicines to systemic disorders to environmental hazards. Medications are a leading cause of a metallic taste in the mouth. Check out the meds you're on. Problems with the gums, teeth and sinuses can alter your sense of taste. Many systemic diseases, pregnancy and allergies can also cause this. Some people have idiopathic dysgeusia. ...Read more

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What could cause a metallic taste in my mouth at odd times?

What could cause a metallic taste in my mouth at odd times?

Many reasons: 1. Galvanic action: 2 different metals in saliva, a conductive fluid. 2. Leaking or broken down fillings. 3. Gum disease can cause a metallic taste. 4. Medications that are taken. 5. Trapped food particles or foods you have eaten. Consider these reasons, brush and floss well, and seek professional advice if it persists. ...Read more

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How can I get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

How can I get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

Determine the cause: There are many reasons for a metalic taste, including taking certain medications, infections, and diet just to name a few. Once the cause is determined, you can focus on that aspect and have treatment to help with your dysguisia. See your physician and your dentist. ...Read more

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I get a metallic taste in my mouth every once in a while. Why is this?

May be from fillings: Different metals are often used when teeth are restored (fillings/crowns). Saliva can create a connection between these different metals causing an electrolytic activity that creates the metallic taste.
Other reasons can be diet-related or from nasal/sinus infections. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in my mouth. My tongue hurt too. Did I get fluoride inside my tongue?

See your PCP: The change in your sense of taste and a metallic taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems, medications and treatments or simple seasonal flu. See your PCP if concerned. ...Read more

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I took paracetamol then fifteen minutes later I get a horrible metallic taste in my mouth, why is this and is it harmful?

I took paracetamol then fifteen minutes later I get a horrible metallic taste in my mouth, why is this and is it harmful?

Unknown: This is not a typical reaction to taking this medication. You may want to check with an allergy specialist to rule out any sensitivity to this product. For sure, do not continue taking it if you notice breathing difficulty or rash development. ...Read more

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I've had tinnitus for 2 years. In the evening when I get tired, the sensation of metallic taste in my mouth arises, why is that?

I've had tinnitus for 2 years. In the evening when I get tired, the sensation of metallic taste in my mouth arises, why is that?

Metallic taste: A review of your medications could reveal a possible cause. Check with your md to see if a medication has a known side effect or if you have a symptoms of reflux that may be the cause. A follow up with your dentist to evaluate your teeth for failing restorations would also be recommended. ...Read more

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What can I do to get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

What can I do to get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

Side effect?: It's hard to get rid of a metallic taste in your mouth-instead try to determine why it's there. Antibiotics, antifungals, thyroid meds, high blood pressure meds and lithium are known for creating metallic taste in mouth. Contact your pharmacist or doctor. If you are being treated for periodontal disease as using Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) try drinking orange juice. If it continues see you doctor to rule out illness. ...Read more

Metallic Taste In Mouth (Definition)

A metallic taste in the mouth is an abnormal or unusual taste in the mouth, sometimes ...Read more