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I Have Bitter Taste In My Mouth
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
I have bitter taste in my mouth for about 6 weeks. It gets bad between meals. I do not have any other symptoms. ?
I have bitter taste in my mouth for a week now. I don't take any medications , feel well, have good health. Teeth great . I don't that've this taste while i eat. Only between the meals. When i wake up i don't have it either. Why do I have it ?
Unclear: There are several causes of such a complaint. They can be anything from dental issues to liver disease. Please check with your doctor. ...Read more
I have a bitter taste in my mouth i don't know why every time i drink water it worsens it started yest. Could it be any medical condition?
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Started Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 seven days ago now I have a bitter taste in my mouth also i can feel my heart beat as if my heart was outside my body as if scared?
Lexapro (escitalopram) dose: The bitter taste is from the lexapro (escitalopram). It is an uncommon side effect with lexapro (escitalopram). It will probably go away with time. With your history of high blood pressure and you feeling your heart pounding i think you should have your blood pressure checked. Sometime when people start on Lexapro (escitalopram) they can get a sense of over stimulation that can lead to palpitations. Sometimes that is treated by lowering the dose temporarily. Call your psychiatrist or prescribing physician for directions regarding any medication dosage changes. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always have a bitter taste in my mouth when I am hungry or when I woke up from sleep. What is my problem?
I have this sour/bitter taste in my mouth and lasts for hours. I also feel nauseous when it happens and sometimes my tongue tingles.
Acid Reflux ?: Distinct possibility. But this needs to be diagnosed locally, by your physician. Please make an appointment to be sure. ...Read more
Just recently I have experienced a bitter taste in my mouth when eating (like almond), frequent headaches and nosebleeds (usually when I wash my face)?
Otolaryngologist: I recommend an examination by an otolaryngologist as well as a blood pressure check in view of frequent nosebleeds. However these are commonly due to excessive dryness in your home causing a cracking of nasal membrane and veins there. You may need cauterization of the area if the nose bleed is always from the same nostril. Add a humidifier,apply a tiny amount of Vaseline to your nostrils nightly ...Read more
I have a metallic bitter taste in my mouth that won't go away my mouth has been dry what could it be i'm worried i feel light headed ear ache?
I almost always have a bitter taste in my mouth that gives me bad breath. But I have excellent oral hygiene. What is causing this?
I have had a bad, bitter taste in my mouth for about 30 hours now, and had a sore throat for the past hour. Nose is starting to act up?
Symptom not disease: Whether dietary, due to drugs or a physical condition, a metal taste is a the main reason for a metal taste is something in your system that is reacting with your body chemistry to produce a metal taste. A metallic taste in the mouth, or dysgeusia, is a common side effect of a wide variety of medical treatments and medications, and is sometimes a symptom of a medical condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dysgeusia: Dysgeusia is the medical term for an impaired sense of taste. It can result in unpleasant taste sensations ranging from metallic to salty or bitter. The bad taste may also be described as foul or rancid. The severity of the bad taste varies among affected individuals. Dysgeusia can be caused by infections, inflammation, injury, or environmental factors. ...Read more
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