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Lips Taster Odd
Dry mucous membranes: When the mouth or nose gets dry normally present bacteria types can change which in turn may effect taste and smell. Some medications and allergies can cause these findings as well. An autoimmune process called Sjogren's can do this and can be serious. Taste and smell changes can occur if the hippocampus part of the brain is disrupted. You should see your doctor and be examined and tested. ...Read more
Symptom-yesterday evening slight tingle odd feeling on lips, today lips feel like they are swollen but they are not, lips and tongue odd prickly, Y?
Couple thots: You might be experiencing an allergic reaction, perhaps to a medication, but perhaps some other toxin, such as food reaction. However, my initial thought is that you have ingested MSG (monosodium glutamate) and are experiencing the typical nasty reaction. If this continues or worsens, contact your doctor. ...Read more
Help! painful large taste buds tongue feels like it is swollen weird white patches itchy throat metallic taste lump in throat! constant worry?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medications,illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more
White on tongue that doesn't brush off, bad taste in mouth, dry lips. Also smell an unusual smell. What could this be?
Candidiasis possibly: Candidiasis is a fungal infection that can occur on the tongue ad/or other areas in the mouth. In infants it is often called thrush. It leaves a white coating that can be scrapped off. The tissue under the coating is sore and bleeds easily. This condition must be treated with appropriate medication. Please see your dentist for an evaluation asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lips(mainly inside area)red, slight burn, feels swollen, doesn't look swollen.Sensation as if eaten a bag of salty chips.Had it all day. Chapped lips?
Allergy: "chapped" lips would be cracked and/or peeling, you would be able to tell easily. That would be due to dryness; however, your description is suspicious for contact dermatitis from something that has touched your lips recently. I suggest applying OTC cortisone cream and keep the lips covered and avoid dryness and irritation. If not improving in the next 24-48 hours, see you dermatologist. ...Read more
My kid painted on paper,I touchd paper wen dry & accidentally touchd my tongue funny taste.quickly rinsd my mouth thoroughly.7wk Pregnant.Harm baby?
Wouldn't think so: What you describe does not bring any concerns to mind. The type of paints kids have access to are non toxic & for something to affect baby the material would need to achieve a detectable level in your blood & be toxic. From your description I can't see that happening. ...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?
You may be: allergic to something in the food.Get a more detailed answer ›
Medical condition: Usually when there is a change in tongue tasting and abnormal tongue morphology with no reason, there is a need tin seeking for medical help. Sometimes it is because the influence of your food/medication you currenly have or sometimes is from unbalanced hormone or degeneration of sensry nerve, salivary glands or dry mouth condition, and...Etc. Please consult with your physician for answer. ...Read more
They're supposed to: Magic mouthwash often contains Lidocaine which is a local anesthetic or numbing agent. It also contains dyphenhydramine which can cause numbing. Magic mouthwash is supposed to make your mouth feel numb to lessen the pain of the oral lesion or sore in your mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing a metallic taste, dry mouth, raised bumps, back of tongue is white, and extremely bad breath that I can't smell. But offends others.
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated. ...Read more