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Large Taste Bugs
Medications,illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more
Not typically: Gastric malt lymphoma is usually characterized by being localized to the stomach alone. The back of the tongue is a part of another lymphatic region known as waldeyer's ring and people can develop lymphoma there, but swollen tastebuds is not a common appearance for lymphoma. So they are not guaranteed to be related. If you have a gastric malt and are suspicious, see an ent. ...Read more
Tonsillitis: Yes, it absolutely can. Even more exciting is when you have tonsil calculus or tonsil stones. These are little white pellet-looking things that fill the pits or crypts in your tonsils. Not only will they taste bitter, but they'll give you some pretty foul smelling breath, so you won't be the only one who gets to experience them. If this is a chronic problem, you should get it checked out. ...Read more
Bathtub resurfaced w white spray. Home throughout. Strong smell in bathroom, went there 3-4 times. Odd taste in tongue&lips, throat itchy. Poisoned?
I've been burpin small burps and fartin small farts tht taste & smell like rotten eggs & if I burp they can smell it, it stinks the whole room up?
Let me try to sort: this out. Public health officials are in charge of monitoring and treating water to make it suitable for drinking; strict guidelines for purity apply. If you see bugs only flying around your glass of water, nothing adverse should happen...though you should go someplace to drink it where this isn't happening. If you see a bug in your water/water glass, discard it and get fresh water and glass. ...Read more
Being treated for lpr, with omperzaloe, raised bed, etc., but now have nasty bitter taste, excessive saliva in mouth, nothing taste good, what's next?
Bitter Taste: Hello. It still sounds like the lpr or gerd may be responsible for your symptoms. I guess the first question i would ask is how long on omeprezole? Are you having breakthrough symptoms? Are you taking. The opmeprezole once or twice daily? These are questions you can review with your ENT doctor. Also search and incorporate a low acid diet and be true to this diet. It has been shown to be curative. ...Read more
chia seeds: There is no definitive cause of metallic taste in the mouth, but there are numerous possibilities. If you had no metallic taste before eating the seeds, and if the metallic taste disappears if you stop eating the seeds, then it may be the seeds. If the metallic taste lingers, see your dentist or ENT specialist for an examination. ...Read more