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I Keep Getting A Bad Taste In My Mouth
Dentist\Physician: See a physician to check for GI problems and a dentist to check for dental problems. ...Read more
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
Overgrowth of bacteria:
Hairy tongue is a temporary, painless oral condition that gives your tongue a dark, furry appearance. The distinct look of black, hairy tongue usually results from an overgrowth of bacteria in the mouth.
Brushing your tongue or using a tongue scraper can ehlp to remove the baceria that is growing on your tongue. ...Read more
Acid containing food: Certain foods or drinks that contain a lot of acid may be reacting with the fillings in your teeth. ...Read more
How long does the bad taste in my mouth continue after starting vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)? Is there a way to get rid of it quickly?
I start off with a painful bad taste in my mouth and blurred shaking vision "oscillopsia" th3n I get really off balance like im swaying on a boat... i?
Neuro Consult ASAP: These symptoms may be caused by vestibular migraine and thus be treatable. Please see a neurologist ASAP to make sure they are not caused by something more serious. Oscillopsia is caused by cortical problems, loss of oculo-vestibular reflex, MS, all of the different causes of nystagmus, toxins, meds, strokes, structural neurological problems etc. Migraines are not high on the list. Do not wait. ...Read more
I ate a few pieces of a fresh pineapple which left a bad taste in my mouth. It had a red spot inside which I'm guessing was mold. Will I get sick?
It depends.....: If the pineapple was rotten (sounds like it was), it's because the ripening process just went too far - possibly due to lack of refrigeration. Depending on the type of bacteria present in the bad parts, you may just have the bad taste issue, or it could make you more sick. Unless you develop symptoms of food poisoning (vomiting, diarrhea, etc), you should go about your business. ...Read more
On Wed I started to get a bad taste in my mouth and no dentist appt until Tue no pain swelling or fever or signs an abcess could I still have a infec?
Yes: Not all infections drive acute symptoms. Some are quietly chronic, but still virulent. Bad taste can also be from change in Meds or diet, infected tonsils or sinuses, food imp action, gum disease, GERD, diabetes, etc. Please see your Dentist for differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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
Why do I get dizzy, hear ringing in my ears, and get a bad taste in my mouth whenever I have to deal with blood?
I have the flu which is causing a sore throat and a very bad taste in my mouth. Any remedies to get rid of the bad taste?
Bad taste: Proper oral hygiene should be appropriate. If it persists after you have gotten better then see your dentist. ...Read more
Halitosis: Halitosis, or bad breath, and a "bad taste in the mouth" can occur after general anesthesia. Dehydration, breathing dry anesthesia gases, and minor bleeding from oral anesthesia appliances may contribute, as may certain intravenous medications. Good oral hygiene should help rid you of the unpleasant taste. Try mouth wash and spearmint or eucalyptus gums or candies. ...Read more
Hi. I had my UR2 tooth removed 5 days ago, and a temp bridge fitted after extraction. Since then my gums and teeth are really sore, plus I get a really bad taste from the extraction site.
What to do:: See the dentist who is treating you as soon as possible to evaluate the cause of your symptoms, if everything is healing properly, what can be done to make you feel more comfortable sooner, and if anything requires immediate treatment. This needs to be evaluate in person. ...Read more
I keep having a bad taste in my mouth even when im not eating or have eaten anything. What is that?
Unhappy mouth?: How happy is your mouth (teeth, gums, tongue)? Brushing (even your tongue!) and flossing regularly can help. What's dripping from upstairs? Nasal drip from allergies or chronic sinus infection can taste icky. Anything from downstairs? Acid reflux from your stomach? These are all good things to talk with your doc about. Good luck. ...Read more
Bad taste in my mouth that's been there for days, and I'm not sick or anything. What could be the cause?
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
Highly unlikely: Most often when we produce malodorous gas it's a result of the things we eat. In some cases, flatulence can be malodorous due to bacterial production of methane gas in our colons, if we are colonized with certain bacteria. Sometimes a bad taste in the mouth can be due to tooth decay, tonsil stones or even medications. When in doubt, keep a food diary, keep oral hygiene healthy and see doctor 4help ...Read more
My last chemo was november 11th but I still have a bad taste in my mouth. How long will this last?
Depends: It depends on type, dose and frequency of chemo. Talk to pmd. ...Read more
No: Chronic bad taste in the mouth is usually a result of sinus disease, gum disease, or acid reflux (stomach acid coming up into the mouth.) medications can cause this, as can nutritional supplements. Zinc deficiency can also cause this. Very rarely, cancers of the mouth or throat can cause a bad taste in the mouth, but other symptoms would be expected. ...Read more
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