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My Mouth Tastes Like Acid
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
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
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
Why do I have an acid-like taste in my mouth and cramps on both sides of my lower abdomen? Pregnant?
I have an awful taste in my mouth and feels like something is stuck in my throat. Could it be acid reflux?
Reflux or Impaction: It is possible that it is acid reflux. It is also possible that you have some food impacted in your esophagus. If there is something impacted in your throat you may be at risk for perforating your esophagus and that can be a severe condition. Many other things, including a cold, can cause a bad taste and sore throat. I would recommend that you be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more
My tongue is often red and always very sensitive I am loosing my sence of taste and when I do taste is way off anything acid like ketsup sets my mouth on fire and I ve noticed lately that my gums are irretated I ve seen two doctors they gave me nystatin a
Glositis: The irritation on your tongue is probably glossitis, tongue irritation. The best treatment is to clean mouth with peridex, a prescription mouthwash, use viscous xylocaine (lidocaine) prior to eating, nad time. It does go away over night, but it usually fads away. I have also found tht stress agrivates the condition. The sore gums would indicate the possibilty of periodontal disease, I would get it check. ...Read more
I have GI related problems such as H. Pylori and acid reflux. Last week when I saw my mouth the roof of my mouth looks white and its been a Awhile my breathe taste like infection and my gums really hurt and bleeds. Last week I felt something bothering me
Esophageal reflux can cause dental and gum disease due to regurgitation of acid in the mouth especially at night time
With bad breath taste and bleeding gums. I suggest you make an appointment with your dentist asap and get your teeth and gums checked
At the same time you need to continue therapy from your Doctor or GI Specialist to control your acid reflux and Hpylori. ...Read more
Burning in throat & feels like something is there when I swallow & bitter taste in mouth. Has lasted for 4 days. Can acid reflux to last this long? N
Maybe, but...: Could also be some other cause for the symptoms. One's doctor can check. Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). ...Read more
I took zantac for an acid taste in my mouth and it caused me to have full blown heartburn with an empty gnawing feeling in stomach. It feels like hunger pains even after I eat. Waiting to see a doctor is jan, but in search of any feedback in meantime?
Woke up in the middle of the night with indigestion, burning pain in throat acid like taste in my mouth. Can stomach acid come right up to your mouth?
For 2 days feels like there's a lump in throat & it burns. Burping & sometime bitter taste in mouth. Antacids don't help-can acid reflux last this long?
Possible LERD: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lerd. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, cough, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. May however not be reflux so please get yourself checked. ...Read more
Feels like acid is sitting in the back of throat for 3 days. Sour taste in mouth, throat is sore & lump in throat when I swallow. Antacids didn't work?
Metallic/sour taste in mouth, licking lips is worse. Why is this, and what causes it? I have had problems w/acid lately and ibs.
When I wake up in the morning I have a very acid taste in my mouth, once I do my teeth and a drink it goes. Why does this happen?
Lots of reasons: Could be from acid reflux, hiatal hernia, not cleaning between teeth (Flossing) daily, improper brushing, gum disease, cavities, bacteria built up on teeth because of missed Dental appointments, food allergy, food selection, timing of your last meal or drink, brand of toothpaste. Sounds like your body is telling you to discuss this with BOTH your General Dentist and your Primary Care Physician. ...Read more
I have halitosis. I have exception oral hygiene. Bad breath taste is coming from the back of my mouth. My mouth often tastes acidy. Cause & cure?
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated. ...Read more
Any reason not to try Protonix (pantoprazole) 40 in am and Ranatidine 150 before bedtime? Have sour taste in mouth overnight and appears to be due to acid reflux.
R/O GERD: GERD SX can be vague NAUSEA/BLOATING /HEART BURN. Or Severe PAIN//REFLUX/LARYNGITS/COUGH You need a history and physical. Labs including Hpylori Ab Ig G and M. Stool for hpylori x 3. I usually start with Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg THEN PPI PROTONIX/NEXIUM. If symptoms have been longer than 8-10 weeks an endoscopy is warranted, while work up is in progress, start GF diet. GUTBLISS. COM /WHOLEAPPROACH. COM ...Read more
Possibly: If you have both of these problems, you should be seeking treatment as the combination could have dire consequences. ...Read more
If I have a lingering bad taste in my mouth due to acid reflux how can I treat it other than basic dental hygiene?
Treat cause: The first step would be to see if something can be done to control acid reflux in the first place. It can have damaging effects on your teeth over time and is quite uncomfortable as you know. A physician can offer a prescription if it a chronic problem. For dealing with the taste, try a string over the counter mouth wash, or perhaps salt water. Brushing alone won't do it. ...Read more
GERD? I have had upper chest pain (sensitive to touch) for months bt recently developed acid in sternum & sour taste in my mouth. All chest tests norm
Every time I eat I have a real bad taste in my mouth. I presently take prescribe acid reflex pills without any change. I have had a x-ray, ultra sound?
Bad taste: Look at your tongue in the mirror. If it is any color but pink (i.e., white, green, yellow or black coating) then you might have a condition called thrush that needs treating. You would need to see your family doctor to get the medicine that treats the condition. The bad taste usually resolves in 3-10 days. ...Read more
Can little dust cause chest tightness? The weather was cold though & I feel sour taste in my mouth. Acid reflux causes it? How to relieve symptoms?
Maybe two things: Dust can cause chest tightness in someone with asthma. Cold can also trigger asthma. The sour taste may indicate reflux all the way to the mouth. Reflux also can cause chest pain or pain between the shoulder blades. Reflux can trigger asthma symptoms. First get help from a doc separating the issues. For reflux start an antacid and avoid heavy greasy food and late dinner. There are surgical options ...Read more
I have a constant metallic taste in my mouth and feel sick. I also find that I am belching a lot. I don't have any heartburn or acid reflux symptoms?
Is it possible to have had a period and already be pregnant? I had a period last month this month I have found out I am pregnant. I am having a lot of acid taste in my mouth and I wanted to know if it was normal to have this if I'm only 5 weeks pregnant m
I have a pain underneath my diaphragm on the left and right side. Acidic taste in mouth. Increased saliva never had heartburn or acid reflux?
Question: And the question is? An evaluation by your primary care can help you determine the source of your problem. ...Read more
After bowel movements I get and taste stomach acid in my mouth. Is it a problem? What can I do about it?
Gastro Esophageal re:
Acid taste in the mouth has to come from gastro esophageal reflux, but I don't know why you will get it only after you move your bowels
do you have history of heart burn or any other GI disorder. You can try over the counter acid suppressor like zantac (ranitidine) or prilosec, otherwise consult your doctor. ...Read more
Perhaps: Could also be caused from other medications. Galvanic reactions from dental restorations. Best to see an internist and dentist (if new dental work performed). ...Read more
Can slight jaw pain, pressure in ears and nape pain be a symptoms of acid reflux? I also have bitter taste in mouth and sometime pain in swallowing.
Wet burp with acid taste I was eating mouth was closed and a bit came out of nostril my left nostril, my cheek and left eye burn will they be ok? Eye?
Yes: But I would irrigate your eyes and nose with saline if the burning continue ...Read more