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Best way to get rid of bitter taste in the mouth?

Best way to get rid of bitter taste in the mouth?

Find the cause...: Common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth include acid reflux, taking certain medications or even poor oral hygiene. Your sense of taste can also be impaired or distorted permanently from long-term smoking. Finally, a sudden bitter taste in the mouth can be a sign of an infection or other condition that requires immediate treatment. See your dentist to determine the cause. ...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 would cause me to not be able to get rid of the bitter taste in my mouth?

What would cause me to not be able to get rid of the bitter taste in my mouth?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have a bitter taste in the back of my mouth now for a week with no other symptoms. I've had no change in lifestyle/diet. How do I get rid of it?

I have a bitter taste in the back of my mouth now for a week with no other symptoms. I've had no change in lifestyle/diet. How do I get rid of it?

Get it checked: Several possibilities, including periodontal disease, tonsilar issues, or reflux from the gut. A dentist can check for periodontal disease. An ENT can check your tonilar areas. ...Read more

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I had all four of my wisdom teeth out a week ago yet I have a bitter taste in my mouth that I can't seem to get rid of? How can I get rid of it?

I had all four of my wisdom teeth out a week ago yet I have a bitter taste in my mouth that I can't seem to get rid of? How can I get rid of it?

Still healing: The extraction site is probably still healing. Complete closure of the tooth socket takes 7-14 days. In some instances the doctor places a healing dressing to help. Food debri can be trapped. Also the possibility of improper healing should be confirmed. Best advise, visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What can be used to get rid of the bitter taste of a child's medicine?

What can be used to get rid of the bitter taste of a child's medicine?

Flavoring: The pharmacist can add flavoring to most medicines but it needs to be written on the prescription. Having said that it is important that children learn good or bad tasting medicine is medicine and MUST be taken no matter what. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the bitter taste from taking medication?

How do I get rid of the bitter taste from taking medication?

See your dentist: A side effect of some medications is that it can cause you to experience a bitter or metallic taste in your mouth. But, it might also be a dental problem. To rule that out, go see your dentist first to make sure everything is healthy. ...Read more

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Nosal congestion, body ace, bitter taste on toung, head ace, eye iritation, feeling fever.

Nosal congestion, body ace, bitter taste on toung, head ace, eye iritation, feeling fever.

Upper respiratory: Most of what you're describing is typical of a cold (upper respiratory) virus. But the bitter taste on the tongue and feverish feeling could indicate a bacterial infection of the sinuses or throat. We have an expression, "a cold gets better in 7 days if you treat it & a week if you don't" meaning there's no cure but it'll get better on its own. If you're not better in a week, seek medical care. ...Read more

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When bitter taste is gone after taking grade 2 esophagitis treatment, if feel bitter taste in mouth means esophagitis is not healed yet, how to test?

Taste test: The bitter taste in your mouth is an indication that you still have esophagitis. See a gastroenterologist He may want to do an esophagram or take a biopsy to see if your condition is still present ...Read more

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From bitter taste to a very sour taste in mouth now. I'm pregnant. Anythg I eat taste sour. Y is tht happening? Pls any treatment doctors? Thank u sir.

Dental check: The first step is to see a dentist and confirm that your dental hygiene is normal. Some pregnant women get a bitter taste from heart burn. You can try an over the counter heartburn medication like Nexium. Some pregnant women just experience a heightened since of taste during pregnancy ...Read more

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Hi. My mum has had flu for about 2weeks. She has a bitter taste in her mouth and has white patches on her tongue. She has also been coughing blood.

Hi. My mum has had flu for about 2weeks. She has a bitter taste in her mouth and has white patches on her tongue. She has also been coughing blood.

See a physician: Coughing blood is something that needs to be treated asap.
She has an infection, which may be secondary to her flu and should be evaluated to determine the best treatment protocols.
If she has currently been on antibiotics, the white patches may be yeast overgrowth. ...Read more

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I have bitter sour taste in back of throat more noticeable when swallowing and one side of my throat is hard to swallow and looks infected. This is also accompanied with a dry mouth and lots of mucus what could this be and how do I get rid of sour?

I have bitter sour taste in back of throat more noticeable when swallowing and one side of my throat is hard to swallow and looks infected. This is also accompanied with a dry mouth and lots of mucus what could this be and how do I get rid of sour?

Dr. Can check throat: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies, irritants, or stomach acid reflux. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). ...Read more

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I'm on losec mups (omeprazole) And I sometimes get bitter taste in my mouth. Cause?

I'm on losec mups (omeprazole) And I sometimes get bitter taste in my mouth. Cause?

Acid Reflux Symptom: Bitter or sour taste in the mouth is a common symptom of Acid Reflux (GERD). See your doctor for nutrition counseling. ...Read more

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I get a bitter taste at the back of my mouth when I eat something sweet. I was sanding some wood few days ago without a mask could that be the cause?

Yes: Inhaling particulates can impact taste and smell for several days after inhalation. Just provide yourself impeccable oral care for the next few days and consider investing in a tongue scraper, but this should clear quickly. The other possibility is a sinus congestion impacting smell and taste, so consider treatment with decongestants too. Finally, B vitamin deficiency can cause taste abn. ...Read more

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I've been on dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for about 6 months and want to try to get off of it as it leaves a constant bitter taste in my mouth. What is the best course?

Go ahead and stop: You can stop any time; no need to taper it or anything like that. Discuss treatment with your doctor; ie do you need to be on a similar medication for continued treatment or not. If your symptoms are better you may no longer need anything. ...Read more

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Why do I get extremely strong bitter taste in my mouth after I use the eyedrop with chloramphenicol?

Eye Drops Bitter tas: Because the drops a portion of it trickles down to the back of nose and throat throgh naso lacrimal duct
just rinse your mouth with a mouth wash it ill go away, but you have to do it every time you use eye drops. ...Read more

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I get bitter taste in my mouth&bad breath after eating &sometimes it goes away after awhile. My tongue has a yellowish hue to it. What could cause this?

I get bitter taste in my mouth&bad breath after eating &sometimes it goes away after awhile. My tongue has a yellowish hue to it. What could cause this?

Yellow Coated Tongue: Is an inflammation of the tongue papillae. The condition occurs when bacteria in the mouth produce pigments which cause the tongue to develop a yellow coating. The causes are poor oral hygiene, medications, fever, dehydration, and mouth breathing. Use a tongue scraper and hydrogen peroxide (5:1 water) as a treatment. ...Read more

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I get a bitter taste in my mouth after eating and even after just brushing my teeth. What causes this? I also have mucus in my throat but am not sick

Gum disease: Bitter taste can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. The bacteria, along with mucus and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This condition should be checked by a dentist. It is a painless condition, but can induce serious complication. ...Read more

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Have flu and my mouth has a bad taste. How to get rid of the taste?

Have flu and my mouth has a bad taste. How to get rid of the taste?

Try garling with: Warm salt water (do not swallow). If you have flu, hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! ...Read more

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My son is has fever blisters inside his mouth and we were wondering how to get rid them?

My son is has fever blisters inside his mouth and we were wondering how to get rid them?

Time: Fever blisters (herpes simplex/cold sores) usually last 7-10 days. Canker sores are a little different.
For cold sores- homeopathic rhus tox can shorten the course. Lysine Amino Acid can also help.
A chinese herbaceutical schmoove is also very helpful in helping both resolve. (www. Franzcenter. Com /herbaceuticals). For canker sores that are recurrent vitamin b complex can also help prevent them. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever blister in mouth?

How to get rid of a fever blister in mouth?

Intra-oral or lip?: My patients often use "fever blister" for all ulcers or erosions that occur in the mouth or on the lips. They are different. On the lips are typically herpes simplex virus type 1, treated with oral acyclovir. In the mouth, the ulcer is called aphthous ulcer, which we treat with a topical steroid. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have esophagitis, feel bitter taste in mouth after taking PPI. How long I take medication. How shoul I recheck. I done endoscopy before 2 months.

In addition: To omeprazole standard GERD Precautions should be followed for better outcome. No smoking, upright 1 hr b/4 and after meals and small frequent meals ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth after tooth extraction/bone graft. Still have it 4 weeks later. Dr says tooth looks great and taste is not from that. Thoughts?

Bitter taste: Bitter taste in the mouth can be from all sorts of causes. Merely listing them won't really help you. Did you ask your own dentist what he/she thinks are the possibilities even if it's not from the extraction? Did you ask if you should consult with your own physician? You need to be evaluate by both a physician and a dentist to figure this out for you. ...Read more

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I woke up feeling bad with headache, decreased urine output and bitter taste in mouth. Continues with pain from spider bite shouldi return to ed?

I woke up feeling bad with headache, decreased urine output and bitter taste in mouth. Continues with pain from spider bite shouldi return to ed?

Yes.: If you had a spider bite and now symptoms getting worse especially with decreased urine output I would suggest you go back to ED for evaluation now. ...Read more

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My endoscopy showed Esophagitis 2, how long I take rameprazole medication. I did ultrasound, it's normal, but feel bitter taste in mouth. When it heal?

My endoscopy showed Esophagitis 2, how long I take rameprazole medication. I did ultrasound, it's normal, but feel bitter taste in mouth. When it heal?

Ask the Dr., as...: Treatments for esophagitis depend on the underlying cause and the severity of tissue damage. For continuity of care and to assure you are doing the correct treatment as prescribed by your Dr. It is important to egt the duration of treatment form them. Do not forget one of the main stays of therapy is diet and avoidance of trigger food as well. See the following link:
http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/333516-foods-to-avoid-with-esophagitis/ ...Read more

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Does bitter taste in mouth signal disease?

Does bitter taste in mouth signal disease?

Sometimes: It may indicate acid reflux or due to eating extreme sweets mouth may feel bitter due to sweet withdrawal ...Read more

Bitter Taste (Definition)

Bitter tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bitter taste when he is not eating or drinking bitter foods. A bitter taste can come from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where stomach liquids make their way up to the throat, from some medicines, ...Read more


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