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What causes a constant minty taste in mouth?

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

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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

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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.

Minty taste in my mouth. Stomach seems upset. It goes away and then comes back. Has happened three times so far.

GERD?: Your description is pretty vauge, but is a common complaint of my patients with acid reflux. Your complaints could come from medications or hormonal changes that accompany menopause. See your primary care physician for a referral to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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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.

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.

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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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.?

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

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I'm 7wks preggo & I have no taste at all, why?

I'm 7wks preggo & I have no taste at all, why?

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

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Leukemia taste changes?

Leukemia taste changes?

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

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How do taste buds work?

How do taste buds work?

Receptor Cells: 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

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Does flaxseed taste good?

Does flaxseed taste good?

Not much flavor: Flax seed are small and do not have much flavor. They can provide a nice crunch when added to foods such as breads and cereals. They are a great source of fiber and omega 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Loss of taste symptom of?

Loss of taste symptom of?

Chronic sinusitis?: Loss of taste is the number one symptoms of chronic sinus infection or inflammation. You also need to evaluate any medications because they may also contribute to your loss of taste. You should be evaluated for allergies and sinus health. ...Read more

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Why do my urine taste sweet?

Why do my urine taste sweet?

Diabetes?: You may have diabetes. Please go get tested.

The latin for diabetes mellitus means

siphon (diabetes, because you pee so much)
sweet like honey (mellitus: because of all the sugar in your urine). ...Read more

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How are taste buds activated?

How are taste buds activated?

Stimulus: A chemical response from stimulus such as salt, sweet, sour and bitter by specialized receptor cells that get transmitted to your brain. ...Read more

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Can I lose my taste buds forever?

Can I lose my taste buds forever?

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

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What can make vodka taste better?

You can't: The reason that you can't, and you shouldn't, is that you are not old enough to drink. ...Read more

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How do I get my taste buds back?

How do I get my taste buds back?

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

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What does having bad taste signal?

What does having bad taste signal?

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

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When I cough it tastes salty, why?

When I cough it tastes salty, why?

Phlegm: Sounds like you are producing phlegm. I wouldn't get too excited about this unless it is bothering you. If it does, then consider seeing your doctor for evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

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I lost my sense of taste yesterday?

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

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Can some pills cause loss of taste?

Can some pills cause loss of taste?

Yes.: Clarithromycin in particular causes a taste perversion (everything tastes metallic). Some can also numb the tongue locally, like lidocaine. ...Read more

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Could bulimia make food taste funny?

Could bulimia make food taste funny?

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

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How can I make flaxseed taste better?

Flaxseed: You can add flaxseed to yogurt, smoothies, beverages, cereal & even to ground meats. Be creative. ...Read more

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What affects the taste of your semen?

What affects the taste of your semen?

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

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How can I get my sense of taste back?

How can I get my sense of taste back?

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

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Do you lose sense of taste with aging?

Do you lose sense of taste with aging?

Not uncommon: Losing sense of taste with aging is quite common. Basically, the nerve endings that give us taste simply wear out. ...Read more

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Can you lose your taste with inhalers?

Can you lose your taste with inhalers?

Taste Loss w/Inhaler: I presume you are speaking of inhalers used for asthma, bronchitis or copd. They have not been shown to cause loss of taste.
Check with your prescribing provider. You'll probably need to go in for a physical to see about possible causes. ...Read more

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I can't taste or smell all of a sudden?

I can't taste or smell all of a sudden?

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