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Minty taste in my mouth. Stomach seems upset. It goes away and then comes back. Has happened three times so far.
I have a minty taste in my mouth an I the doctor gave me antibiotics but they haven't helped. I'm worried because I have had a P.E before.
What causes a sweet or minty taste/smell/feeling in the back of the throat or on the tongue. More noticable when breathing in or standing.?
I am experiencing burping, mucus in stool and abnormal urine stream. My burps taste minty and my urine smells like penicillin. I am not taking penicillin, what could cause these abnormalities.?
See a doctor: Most likely no single health problem is causing all these symptoms. Strong urine odor usually means dehydration, i.e. not taking in enough fluids. Other symptoms may be irritable bowel syndrome. Best to see a doctor and stop trying to figure it out on your own or through online resources. Good luck! ...Read more
Dysguesia: Or altered sense of taste is very common in the first trimester of pregnancy. Some women experience a heightened sense of taste and others a decreased sense. We're not completely sure why--perhaps related to changes in estrogen levels or to swelling at the level of cells or the taste buds. But it happens. And it goes away. So. Hang in there. ...Read more
Taste changes: When you are not feeling well (having leukemia) etc - you can have some alteration of the sense of tase. In addition distortion of the sense of taste (dysgeusia) can be also caused by other things like drugs- eg. Antibiotics, asthma treatment, chemotherapy, zinc deficiency etc. ...Read more
The taste receptor cells send information detected by clusters of various receptors and ion channels to the gustatory areas of the brain via the seventh, ninth and tenth cranial nerves.
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Taste_bud ...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. Usually it is transient. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more
More info needed....: Your question is very vague... what exactly is the problem? Certain medical conditions and medications can cause loss of taste. Please consult with your local PCP for a physical and a consultation. ...Read more
Mullet & platforms?: If you mean bad taste in the mouth, can be due to gum disease, dental disease, sinus problems, occasionally gastrointestinal problems. See dds, floss daily, brush teeth and tongue; maybe see ear, nose, throat doc, maybe see GI doc, if oral exam is ok. Sometimes meds can cause bad taste in mouth too. ...Read more
See Dr.: There are several causes of possible loss of taste, most commonly an infection, viral or bacterial, which may cause this. Smoking and other medical issues are also possible, so if your sense of taste does not return, see your Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Anytime you recurrently force yourself to vomit, you can inflame or damage salivary glands so that some digestive enzymes are affected. Bulimia is an eating disorder that over-focuses on food. You need help to recover from this condition -- primary care physician, psychiatrist, psychologist, and nutritionist can all work together as a team. Please see your primary care doctor and begin. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: The study on the taste of semen is lacking and this concern carries no weight for clinical significance so it's been not worth to design such a study to specifically address your question up to this time. At best, the taste of semen seems more an issue teasing curiosity and fantasy than clinical practicality. ...Read more
Suggestions: It is unlikely that you have lost your sense of taste, independently, but rather, more likely, you have had a problem with sense of smell, and secondary issues with taste. On occasion, zinc supplements may help, but I would highly recommend a visit to an ENT specialist to get this worked out thoroughly. ...Read more
See your doctor ASAP: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more