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Milky Taste In Mouth
Best to be: Evaluated by a dentist to determine cause of mouth odor and appearance of teeth. Upon completion of evaluation he / she would be best equipped to make treatment recommendations hope this helps. ...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
Could creamy or milky white top hard palate in mouth mean cancer or something serious? Very worried.
Examination: If you're worried see a Dentist or an Oral Surgeon. Can't see you over the computer, can't evaluate tissue health. Unless you smoker drink, your risk of oral cancer is fairly low. For peace of mind, call your Dentist for an appointment to determine what's wrong, if anything, and how it should be treated. ...Read more
(hard palate) Top of mouth towards the teeth it's milky white? Is that serious or normal? Very very worried.
Likely normal: The color in this area varies based on such things as thickness of tissue, blood supply, presence of a maxillary torus (benign bony bump), and natural tissue tone and color. Check your lighting when looking at this and look at someone else's with the same lighting to compare -- they may be different, or nearly the same. If unsure, see your Dentist for a check-up. Good Luck. ...Read more
Need research...: I have not come across any professional articles that relate to your question, but yours is a good hypothesis to challenge. While milk may dilute the color but the same amount of particles; it also creates thicker film on teeth. Casein, a protein in milk, binds well to tooth structure. If you want to find a way to enjoy your tea without much staining, follow with water and brush soon after, too. ...Read more
A white coating on you tongue may be caused by diet so tongue brushing is very important. Brush or use a tongue scraper every day. Vitamin deficiency can be another cause.
The are medical problems that can cause a coated tongue so see your doctor if it doesn't go away or if you tongue is burning. ...Read more
Recently, I have noticed pale white round patches on the tongue, which are bumpy. A milky white spot on the side of tongue. Bad acid reflux. Pls help.
Tongue patches: This really requires examination. There are "normal" papillae on your tongue which may become coated, especially with reflux disease and bacterial or fungal colonization. Milky white spots wipe off in fungal infection. However, in some cases, there are "geographic" patches (called geographic tongue) which can and do colonize bacteria and fungus. A dentist or oral surgeon should evaluate. ...Read more
Hi. My upper lip smells milky. Its smells the same like when u go close 2 a babys face and he smells like milk. Why does it smell milky or like milk?
My penis burns while urinating and milky white liquid keeps following, always feels like something is stuck on the head of my penis.
You have one or another sexually transmitted disease. Run, don't walk, to your nearest health dept std clinic or your own doc if you have one. You need antibiotics right away.
And btw we can test males for std's now without using that dreaded swab - all we need is a urine and blood sample. So please go get tested and treated asap. ...Read more
My foreskin is red and swollen and stings to the touch. Also, there is a white milky liquid coming out from the head of my penis. What is this?
Doesn't sound good: Need to see a doc and be evaluated for sexually transmitted disease and possibly inflammatory disorders. ...Read more
Hi question I just ovulated 2 days agoi am crampy bloated head aches and my cervical mucus is milky white?
And the Question is?: Got it. Are you planning on having sex? Had sex? Wish you hadn't had sex, or feel maybe more sex would be best to guarantee results? If the first question get moving because the egg's biological clock is ticking. If the second question then, won't know anything till you miss your next period so don't worry...be happy....if the 3rd question doesn't much matter following Day 1 after ovulation. ...Read more
I am currently 2 days late for my period. I have nausea head aches backaches all I want to do is sleep milky white discharge. Neg hpt could I be preg?
Possible...: The symptoms above can be seen in pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests can show false negatives on occasion depending what time of day tested, how much water taken in, ect... See your doctor and get a blood test to know for sure. In the meantime, refrain from alcohol or cigarettes until you find out. ...Read more
I've been having a creamy taste in my mouth for a couple of weeks now as well as foamy saliva, is this cause for concern?
See your dentist: See your own dentist who can examine you and better answer that question. When was your last dental check-up? ...Read more
Different things: The taste might be a symptom of gum disease. Even if you don't have gum problems, poor oral hygiene can affect taste. Be sure to brush your teeth carefully at least twice a day and use a tongue scraper to remove the bacteria and debris that can collect on your tongue. Dental work done in the past can break down and alter taste. Blood can also have a metallic taste. Some medications taste metallic. ...Read more
Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. It is very common condition in pregnancy and will be solved soon. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more
Reflux: Most commonly this is caused by acid reflux. You can try an over the counter antacid to see if your symptoms improve. Medications can also cause a metallic taste in your mouth, so if you have started any new medications lately I would discuss them with the prescribing physician. ...Read more
Interesting: By acid taste, I have to assume you are having some material come up from the back of your throat like a bad burp? This is called gerd or reflux. Some call it water brash. It this is what your are describing, you may want to try an over the cournter "prilosec" or "zantac" type product and see if it goes away. It it doesn't you should be seen by pcp or gi. If other issues, I don't know what! ...Read more
Multiple causes: A metallic taste in your mouth can be indicative of blood, certain antibiotics, reflux, or a number of other things. Associated symptoms would make a big difference on the next steps in evaluation and treatment. The bottom line, go see your doctor for evaluation, especially if this is persisting. ...Read more
Medication?: Often medications along with acidic saliva can create a metallic taste. If you're taking a medication, try rinsing your mouth first with warm water with 1teaspoon baking soda mixed in. This rinse will neutralize acid mouth and could reduce or eliminate the metallic taste. If you have silver/mercury fillings, same thing can occur. Try the rinse. If not successful, see your physician. ...Read more
More saliva: When you are startled your fight-or-flight response kicks in. This is the bodies way to help mobilize it's resources to deal with a threat. The sudden release of hormones cause heart rate, blood preasure, breathing rate, and salivary flow to all increase. This sudden inflex of hormone laced saliva is what you taste. ...Read more
Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems and treatments. Dysgeusia is not very common. Severe long-standing dysgeusia can be very significant as it may lead to patient losing interest in food. See your PCP for consultation, tests and referral if needed. ...Read more