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My mouth is sore since yesterday, worse today. Especially the tip of my tongue, my gums are very sensitive too, and i tasted saltiness. Not burned.

My mouth is sore since yesterday, worse today. Especially the tip of my tongue, my gums are very sensitive too, and i tasted saltiness. Not burned.

Sore mouth from?: This would have to be personally seen by a dentist or physician in order to try to diagnose the problem. With the limited information you posted, it would be impossible to determine what the problem is. Sorry. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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What’s a soapy taste in the mouth?

What’s a soapy taste in the mouth?

Concern for fluoride: Soapy taste can be something as simple as different foods you may eat (cilantro or carrot) or a possible fluoride overdose. Fluoride is found in toothpaste as well as drinking water. Low levels are safe but high levels can be dangerous. Exposure to fluoride can be from working around insectides, water treatment or welding. It could also be due to other issues like reflux. ...Read more

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Sweet taste of mouth before 2 months ?

Sweet taste of mouth before 2 months ?

Get your blood : Sugar checked even if you don't have other symptoms of diabetes like thirst weight loss hunger or frequent urination. ...Read more

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What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

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 and will be solved soon. 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 could be the cause of acidic mouth taste?

What could be the cause of acidic mouth taste?

Reflux: People wake up with bitter or sour taste in the mouth if they have gerd. Sometimes the reflux can happen even at upright position and the acid becomes gas and can be tasted and inhaled.. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

Reflux: Most commonly this is caused by acid reflux. You can try an over the counter antacid to see if your symptoms improve. Medications can also cause a metallic taste in your mouth, so if you have started any new medications lately I would discuss them with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Do any of your TMJ patients have metallic / soapy taste in their mouths?

Do any of your TMJ patients have metallic / soapy taste in their mouths?

Metallic taste: This is common in patients who have low blood potassium due to high aldosterone: also have high BP and low K. ...Read more

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Hello, please what can be be cause of a persistent metallic or ironic taste in the mouth?

Hello, please what can be be cause of a persistent  metallic or ironic taste in the mouth?

Need to see doctor: A persistent metallic taste can be due to a toxin (such as lead or copper) that can be checked with a blood test. In addition, some infections an cause taste abnormalities. In any case, you need to see your physician and find out the correct answer. ...Read more

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I have an odd taste in my mouth what could that be?

Dr. Indu Lal Dr. Lal
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I have an odd taste in my mouth what could that be?

Nutrtional deficienc: Some times lack of certain minerals/ vitamin can give peculiar tastes in mouth. Also chronic sinusitis can also change taste buds. ...Read more

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I have a matalic taste in my mouth what could it be ?

I have a matalic taste in my mouth what could it be ?

Meds?: Numerous meds can cause it, and generally they are basic or alkali meds. Using an acidic additive, like a teaspoon of lemon juice, will usually eliminate it. ...Read more

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Why do children like to put button batteries in their mouths? Do they have taste good?

Why do children like to put button batteries in their mouths? Do they have taste good?

Everything goes in: Children particularly the younger ones put everything in their mouth. They don't know better they are just experimenting. We, being the responsible ones need to keep their environment safe from these dangers. Batteries particularly can be very dangerous, not just choking. The battery acid can eat through their bowel wall. ...Read more

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Metal taste in mouth ?

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

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Why does my mouth taste bitter?

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Metal taste in mouth on tablets?

Metal taste in mouth on tablets?

Metal taste: There are a number of causes for metal taste. Some of them include vitamin or mineral deficiencies, periodontal disease, hormonal, pregnancy, habits of chewing on objects, and more. It takes an evaluation that may include blood tests to determine your specific cause. ...Read more

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Weird taste in my mouth like metal?

Weird taste in my mouth like metal?

Many causes: Metallic taste can be the signs of reflux, vitamin deficiency or a yeast infection and should be evaluated by an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Bad taste in my mouth taste blog...?

Bad taste in my mouth taste  blog...?

Bad taste: See a DDS to rule out anything serious- ...Read more

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Why does my mouth taste bitter?

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