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My Mouth Constantly Tastes Of Cabbage
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
Smoking?: Most common is chronic damage to nerves of the nose and tongue from toxic exposure. Your complaints are very common for smokers or those who use asthma inhalers too much. Heavy metal toxicity can cause these symptoms. Lead, mercury and arsenic exposure can cause this. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more
Sweet taste: Constant sweet taste in your mouth, is possible if you have taste impairment. It means there’s a problem with your ability to taste. Nasal infection, cold, or flu. Vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency, swollen gums, certain medications you are taking, a side effect of smoking pipes, exposure to some chemicals etc. Sarcoidosis usually causes metallic taste. ...Read more
Varies: There can be many causes of abnormal smell from certain medications or vitamins someone takes to disease processes such as sjogrens, thrush, cancers, gingivitis, liver disorders. It is best that one seeks out the care of a physician to evaluate for medical conditions that can affect taste. ...Read more
Salty taste: For full evaluation I recommend a careful exam of your teeth and gums as well as an examination by an otolayngologist or oral surgeon if there are no dental or gum pathologies. ...Read more
Many things: A change of diet, or a change of medication, the commencement of an infection can all produce a change in salivary flow. This is a very common cause of an altered perception of taste in the mouth. 60% of the commonly prescribed medications have the effect of decreasing the amount of saliva produced. I recommend that you see your dentist and have them do a review for you. ...Read more
Saliva: You could be dehydrated or be having post nasal drip with sinus infection. Your saliva glands could be infected. You could also have a vitamin deficiency, endocrine problem or neurological (brain) issue. People with epilepsy or migraines report salty taste often. Increase your water intake for two days-if still present see your doctor. ...Read more
Many Causes: May or may not be dentally related. I would start with my pcp then my dentist. ...Read more
Many: Acid reflux, gerd, poor oral hygiene are just a few of the possibilities. If you have any gastrointestinal problems see your physician. For your dental problems, see a dentist. Brush and floss after every meal and spend at least 2 minutes each time. Use listerine or prohealth mouth rinse and also get a tongue scraper which should be used once a day. ...Read more
Constant sweet taste in mouth & white coating on my tongue. What could cause this? How can I treat it?
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I have a constant sweet taste in my mouth. My fasting glucose level the last 3 days was 109 - 111 - 101 I'm an active healthy lifestyle person?
Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Dirt taste in mouth, headache and fatigue. Headache and fatigue seems to be constant with the dirt taste. What could it be? : (
Hallucinations: Temporal-lobe activity caused by migraine or epilepsy can cause gustatory or olfactory hallucinations. With seizures 1st the hallucination, then the seizure, then post-ictal headache and fatigue. Duration minutes. Prolonged hallucinations more likely migraine but CAN be flurries of simple partial seizures with no motor component. Important to know. See a neurologist (not just your PCP). ...Read more
Nausea be4 bed, also rotten taste in mouth and constant dull pain on my r side all day. Going on 3 days. Gallbladder removed feb 2012?
Hi. The last three weeks I've been feeling a bad taste in my mouth constantly. My doctor gave me controloc and perofen but nothing changed?
See Dentist: Doctor gave you pain killer and anti-acid meds. Helpful if you have overly acidic stomach. Will not help if bad taste due to a dental infection/abscess or gum disease. Will not help if origin is sinus. Will not help if due to change in meds/supplements/diet. Please see your Dentist for an evaluation. If oral cavity healthy, next stop would be ENT. ...Read more
Extreme nausea/constant bad taste in mouth 3 days. Possible cause and relief? Tried crackers, gatorade, bananas, jello. Still feel terrible. Help
Possibilities: First, the nausea and intraoral bad taste may or may not be causatively related. Bad taste is usually related to chronic periodontal disease, a gram negative anaerobic rod bacterial infection, or reflux. Carbohydrates can literally feed into this disease, drink water. Nausea can be from dizziness, migraine, fainting, GI upset, food poisoning, viral or ear infection, pregnancy, motion sickness ...Read more
I am taking 100 mg of Vistaril (hydroxyzine) for sleep. I have a constant salty taste in my mouth. Could this be caused by the Vistaril (hydroxyzine)? Thank you.
I've been on dexilant (dexlansoprazole) for about 6 months and want to try to get off of it as it leaves a constant bitter taste in my mouth. What is the best course?
Go ahead and stop: You can stop any time; no need to taper it or anything like that. Discuss treatment with your doctor; ie do you need to be on a similar medication for continued treatment or not. If your symptoms are better you may no longer need anything. ...Read more
I am 7 weeks pregnant and I constantly have this sweet taste in my mouth and I nolonger eat sweet thing, but the taste is always there how can I trea?
Taste & smell...: ...sensitivity & other changes are VERY common early in pregnancy but usually get better by the 2nd trimester. You might also have reflux, another common pregnancy problem. OTC antacids like Tums (calcium carbonate) & Rolaids are safe during pregnancy. Pay special attention to your oral health, take your prenatal vitamins and stick to mild, easily digested food for now. Best wishes for a healthy baby! ...Read more
Hello thanks a lot for accepting me. I have a constant sweet taste in my mouth my fasting glucose levels the last 3 days is: 109 - 111 - 101 mg/dl I do not take sugar, my oral hygiene is good. Is it something serious?
Perceptions; reality: Do not necessarily match. At the same time realize that the fasting glucose values reported are high, they should be in the 70-90 range & fasting values, vs. After eating values, are the least likely to reveal Diabetes Mellitus. A far more practical way to detect & track Diabetes Mellitus is via HbA1c; optimal healthy 5.0% or less (for lowest CVDs events), yet not called DM until 6.5% & above. ...Read more
Why do I constantly have a salty taste in my mouth? I regularly brush, floss, use mouthwash, and drink lots of water.
A persistent salty taste in the mouth can have many possible causes, including:
dehydration caused by inadequate fluid intake or excessive fluid loss; medications such as chemotherapy drugs or anti-thyroid drugs; salivary gland diseases such as bacterial infections of the salivary glands;and finally, post nasal drainage such as with sinus infection or allergies. ...Read more
On day 3 of period and almost over already. Been sensitive to smells past 2 weeks and now feeling to throw up terrible taste in my mouth constantly.
If this is happening: To you around the same time each month it is probably hormonal changes. Also take a pregnancy test make sure that you are not pregnant. If this never happened to you before and pregnancy test negative call or see your dr. In the mean time take some otc medication or herbals for nausea. ...Read more