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I have a minty taste in my mouth. I haven't had any mints an I am a smoker. I also have a cold.?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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I have a minty taste in my mouth. I haven't had any mints an I am a smoker. I also have a cold.?

Minty taste: Common causes are Sinus or tooth or throat infections, Flu or common cold, dry mouth, GERD, smoking. Two of those might apply to you. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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Is eating mint harmful. Used as a mouth fresher..

Is eating mint harmful. Used as a mouth fresher..

Mint's okay to eat: Eating mint is not harmful. In fact it can calm digestion in some people. ...Read more

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I Have a minty tast in my mouth an I haven't had a mint. Its minty an cool?

See your doctor: Dysgeusia is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems, medications and treatments or simple seasonal flu. See your doctor for consultation and tests. ...Read more

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Why do I get lots of saliva in my mouth from chewing mint flavored gum?

Why do I get lots of saliva in my mouth from chewing mint flavored gum?

Flavors: Any time we eat the body produces saliva to aid in digestion so it is normal. ...Read more

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Mouthwash is burning my mouth, feels it too dry and feel so thirsty. Can't take any menthol like mint mouth wash?

Mouthwash is burning my mouth, feels it too dry and feel so thirsty. Can't take any menthol like mint mouth wash?

Avoid that mouthwash: Many of the otc mouthwashes contain various chemicals (like alcohol) that may be very caustic to the oral cavity. As has been suggested first try a rinse like oral balance or biotene to help reduce the burn. If this is still of no help, see your dentist to try to determine if there is some other reason that this is happening. ...Read more

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Dental question. Every time I brush my teeth I get a mouth full of blood. Soft head, mint tp w fluride, what can I do?

Dental question. Every time I brush my teeth I get a mouth full of blood. Soft head, mint tp w fluride, what can I do?

See a Dentist Now!: Bleeding tissues are never healthy, regardless of where they are in the body. Imagine if when you combed your hair your scalp would bleed. Or when you cleaned your ears they would bleed. Or it would bleed when you went to the bathroom, or blew your nose, or scratched your skin. Bleeding without trauma is always a sign of trouble. In the mouth, it's usually gum infection (periodontitis). Get help! ...Read more

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Since becoming pregnant I have had bad breath. I brush over 10 times a day, use mouth wash and have mints on hand. And now have a bloodclot in my mouth?

Since becoming pregnant I have had bad breath. I brush over 10 times a day, use mouth wash and have mints on hand. And now have a bloodclot in my mouth?

Pregnancy Gingivitis: When is the last time you had a good, professional dental cleaning? Start with that (yes, it's ok to see your dentist even if you are pregnant). You may have calculus buildup which is irritating your gums, causing bleeding as well as halitosis. Explains blood clot and bad breath. All the mouthwash, mints, and brushing in the world will not solve your issues. ...Read more

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Could head and shoulders mint cause blindness?

Could head and shoulders mint cause blindness?

No: These products have all been tested for eye issues since they are used near the eye and the companies that make them are risk aversive. If you get this in your eye, you will have some degree of irritation at worst, but no vision loss. ...Read more

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Could the really strong mint tea I drank this morning be making me produce this salty saliva?

Could the really strong mint tea I drank this morning be making me produce this salty saliva?

Salty taste: No it has nothing to do with it, I drink strong tea by any standard most people will not drink it, never had any salty taste from it. If the taste transient, I would not worry about, the taste might be bitter than salty, strong tea does give you that taste. ...Read more

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Does mint flavour toothpaste good for teeth?

Does mint flavour toothpaste good for teeth?

Yes: Any flavored toothpaste used on a regular basis 2-3 times per day for 2-3 minutes each time is good for teeth. ...Read more

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Are there any products to whiten teeth that are not mint? Which one?

Are there any products to whiten teeth that are not mint? Which one?

Sure: Many companies make tooth whitening gels that are other than mint flavored. ...Read more

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I want to make a healthy toothpaste with mint extract, baking soda and glycerine. Is glycerine bad for teeth? I heard it coats and damages them.

I want to make a healthy toothpaste with mint extract, baking soda and glycerine. Is glycerine bad for teeth? I heard it coats and damages them.

You are funny: Try the ones already available. Lots more science behind them. Do not try to re invent how to walk, gets to be dangerous sometimes. If you have a degree/masters in chemistry tho, by all means give it a try. ...Read more

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Yesterday I woke up having sever cramps in my back muscles and I couldn't breath or move for 30 mints.& now am having granules in the ventral tongue?

Yesterday I woke up having sever cramps in my back muscles and I couldn't breath or move for 30 mints.& now am having granules in the ventral tongue?

Unrelated: The back spasm will not cause any tongue problems. Unless you bite your tongue, took medication or are very dehydrated. ...Read more

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I eat a lot of mints. About a box of tic tac every day. And bubble gum and spearmint gum. About 10. Is it bad for my teeth or health?

I eat a lot of mints. About a box of tic tac every day. And bubble gum and spearmint gum. About 10. Is it bad for my teeth or health?

Wow, All that sugar: Do you have any teeth left? You are consuming way too much sugar. Try xylitol. Mints and gum instead of sugary ones. Xylitol is actually good for your teeth.
That much sugar causes tooth decay, obesity, and diabetes. Learn more about healthy diets. ...Read more

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Is it ok to chew gum, eat breath mints, or use mouthwash after wisdom teeth extraction?

Is it ok to chew gum, eat breath mints, or use mouthwash after wisdom teeth extraction?

Would not: Follow your post-op instructions. I would assume that the dentist/oral surgeon recommended soft foods and no drinks through a straw. Chewing gum and breath mints are probably not a real good idea. ...Read more

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Really bad breath because of my tonsils I have a lot of tonsils stones I don't know how to get rid of the smell brushing teeth and mints not helping?

Really bad breath because of my tonsils I have a lot of tonsils stones I don't know how to get rid of the smell brushing teeth and mints not helping?

Prevention is key: To prevent bad breath and tonsil stones in the future, you must use dental floss, oxygenating toothpaste and mouthwash and a tongue cleaner to effectively neutralize the anaerobic bacteria from the very back of the tongue. This procedure three times a day will prevent tonsil stones from forming again. ...Read more

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For a few years, flavors of dip like wg/mint and after use cause pressure like pain in back of the throat and radiates into my mouth, slowly it worsens until feeling like I need to burp or vomit, ends with hiccup & repeats. What is it?

For a few years, flavors of dip like wg/mint and after use cause pressure like pain in back of the throat and radiates into my mouth, slowly it worsens until feeling like I need to burp or vomit, ends with hiccup & repeats. What is it?

It certainly is: Difficult to define exactly what might be causing your symptoms but clearly if it is associated with your dip it would be smarter to stop dipping than try to figure out why you are reacting to it. Probably a nicotine or allergic reaction. Break the habit. Chew gum instead. ...Read more

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Metal taste in mouth?

Metal taste in mouth?

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

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What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

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

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What causes a constant minty taste in mouth?

Meds or diet: The two most common causes for a minty taste is side e ffect of meds or possibly an aftertaste from something in your diet or toothpaste. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

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

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Foul taste in mouth - help?

Foul taste in mouth - help?

See a dentist: Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash. If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a dentist to evaluate for a tooth abscess. ...Read more

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Why does my mouth taste bitter?

Why does my mouth taste bitter?

Check out this link: Take care! Http://www. Health. Com/health/m/gallery/0, 20529772_5, 00.Html. ...Read more

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Weird taste in my mouth like metal?

Weird taste in my mouth like metal?

Many causes: Metallic taste can be the signs of reflux, vitamin deficiency or a yeast infection and should be evaluated by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What to do about acid taste in mouth?

What to do about acid taste in mouth?

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

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Taste of metal in mouth after coughing?

Taste of metal in mouth after coughing?

Infection: Likely the presence of a bacterial infection. Should see your dr or urgent care for eval. ...Read more