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Mouth Feels Pasty
When I lie down, I have a discomfort in the stomach. Also my saliva geta pasty, and I feel like a flow in my throat.
Gastroenterologist: See a gastroenterologist, you may have a hiatal hernia and may be suffering from gerd. This happens when the contents of your stomach go up to your esophagus, throat and sometimes even your mouth due to the hernia atop your stomach. Gerd when untreated or not properly managed can result in serious and even deadly problems in your mouth (including teeth), throat, esophagus and stomach. ...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
Frequent pasty stool in children my 6 yr old grandaughter has had this ever since I can remember. Along with white on her tongue, and bad breath.
Go see her doctor.:
If it has been going on for a long time why are you concerned all of a sudden?
She needs to be checked by her pediatrician to know if is a problem or not.
When was the last time if ever that she saw her dentist for a checkup and tooth cleaning and Fluoride treatment? ...Read more
I have a sore throat since yesterday and this morning I also have a swollen tongue with indents along the side. It's color is also pasty white.
Call doctor: I can't tell you exactly what is going on but you have symptoms of an infection, either viral or possible strep. An exam is important so you can treat this if it is strep. ...Read more
I just started a new diet and now after almost two weeks whenever I eat it tastes bad and my mouth just feels gross. Why?
Problem sweeping the food to the phrynx, in the last month I have big problem eating and feel like I cant controll the food in my lower mouth?
OP dysphagia: Oro-pharyngeal dysphagia. This is a serious problem that requires evaluation by your doc. You should see them soon. ...Read more
Usually NOT: Many patients will have sensitivity to pressure, and not pain, and this sensitivity will scare them. Modern dental anesthetics remove the pain sensation but do not impact on pressure sensitivity. ...Read more
Dry mouth: Dry mouth can be from many different causes. It can be due to meds you are taking, or medical conditions you have been diagnosed with, or some therapies like radation etc. If you have dry mouth and do not know the cause, discuss with your doctor and he/she can advice you. They can either change your therapy or tell you what you can do to correct your dry mouth symptoms. ...Read more
Mouth breather: If you are mouth breather at night either knowingly or unknowingly, your mouth will be dry. This happen at times when you have some kind f problem with your nostrils. You might have to use nasal decongestant ...Read more
Bleeding in mouth?: A bloody or metallic taste in the mouth is likely due to bleeding from one's gums or another part of the mouth. Rough foods like hard breads, tacos, or potato chips can scrape friable (weak flesh tissue that bleeds easily) areas of the inside of the mouth and cause a little bleeding. A dentist can clean the teeth, check for gum disease, and look for friable areas or any signs of mouth cancer. ...Read more
Vague: Could be many things please see your doctor (md/ent) to get an evaluation. ...Read more
I have a problem of a bad odour coming out of my mouth and I feel it is from within my system. What should I do?
See your physician: In order to determine if this is from a medical problem or a dental problem. If it's not medically related, see your dentist. More information as to possible causes at: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist. Com/fresh-breath-control. Htm. ...Read more
Feels like hundreds of tiny cuts inside of mouth, comes on suddenly like a breakout, lasts for a week, very painful.?
Unusual: Any bumps or lesions or swelling in your mouth? Recent infections? Recent travel? New meds? Any associated rash? As you can see lots of questions that would best be answered by starting off by seeing your primary care doctor to discuss all of this. Also keep a diary of all symptoms...When it starts, stops, etc. ...Read more
For past year everyday I have painful swollen cheeks. My cheeks are now beggining to feel to big for mouth. Getting worse pls help?
Get examined: Hard to tell without close exam. You have dental or sinus problems and a number of other possibilities ...Read more
It feels like a tiny cut is in the right corner of my mouth, had it once before, don't see any visible cuts or anything really, help?
Cut?: It is possible you have perleche which is usually caused by avitamin deficiency. Check with your pcp for help. ...Read more
What can cause you to feel like your mouth is tingling? In and around it? Did not eat anything unusua/ no medications. Has happened alot.
Ok. I really feel like I need to stop chewing with my mouth open. I have absolutely no health problem it's just an awful habit I have! How can I stop?
Set a reminder:
When you start eating download the various apps available which are there to remind you for breaking habits. Or simply set your alarm on your phone to vibrate every 1 minute which should remind you to stop chewing with your mouth wide open.
Alternatively remind yourself before starting to eat. ...Read more
What does it mean when you're eating and you feel your mouth cracking, like in the bottom around the top of your neck next to your mouth, its painful.
Spasms: These sound like muscle spasms related to chewing and swallowing. Is your speech affected? . Do you have other muscle cramps? Deficiencies of calcium, magnesium, and certain electrolytes can be causes. If symptoms persist discuss this with your physician who can order appropriate tests. ...Read more
Yes: General could be many things infection foods medication or normal. See a dentist for specific diagnosis and treatment or Ear nose and throat Doctor ...Read more
Sandpaper: Dentures may be irritating your tissues. Tissues change with time, dentures don't. They sometimes have to be adjusted, relined, or remade. Please see the Dentist who made them for you. ...Read more
Burnt mouth: Hello, many patients who have these symptoms may have dry mouth. The mouth and throat need a constant water layer to allow the breathing and swallowing functions to occur normally. Also a reflux condition may also cause a burning mouth symptoms. First make sure you are drinking enough water daily. If the problem persists, see your doctor and ask about reflux disease. ...Read more
Cold: Are sure it's viral cold or nasal irritation from pollution, pollens molds where not allergic but irritating to nasal mucosa (mixed allergy, non allergy, vasomotor rhinitis. Pregnant- avoid meds unless dr. Says ok. So- safe is nasal saline and sinus wash. Neil med sinus rinse, saline spray to clear back nose, ayr nasal or generic saline all safe. Ginger root- make tea, sip t/o day, soothing, for. ...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
It's not a common: Side effect but it still possible. Perhaps you're taking other meds causing dry mouth. Http://www. Medschat. Com/topics/side-effects-of-coveram/ http://www. M.Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/dental-health-dry-mouth. ...Read more