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Doctor insights on: Post Nasal Drip And A Bad Taste In The Mouth

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Bad taste in mouth, excellent oral hygiene, constant post nasal drip, white/yellow patches on tonsils. ?

Bad taste in mouth, excellent oral hygiene, constant post nasal drip, white/yellow patches on tonsils. ?

? sinusitis: Check with your doctor, in the interim use saline nasal wash and salt water gargles, goodluck ...Read more

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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I was on ZPAC for sinus infection. Been off it for 4 days but feel queasy, bad taste in mouth, not going away. Could it be from post nasal drip/cough?

I was on ZPAC for sinus infection. Been off it for 4 days but feel queasy, bad taste in mouth, not going away. Could it be from post nasal drip/cough?

Could be: Kindly revisit your doctor for a second look, you may need an extra dose or another medicine, meanwhile use saline nasal wash and salt water gargles, good luck ...Read more

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Light menthol taste in mouth and nose. Post nasal drip is causing bloating. non smoker and no meds. what is this? also have tmj. bloodwork normal.

Light menthol taste in mouth and nose.  Post nasal drip is causing bloating. non smoker and no meds. what is this? also have tmj. bloodwork normal.

Needs evaluation: That constellation of symptoms doesn't trigger an obvious syndrome - Likely caused by whatever is causing the post nasal drip. Could be allergies. Sometimes migraine sufferers have olfactory aura - smelling something that isn't there as part of their migraine symptoms. ...Read more

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As soon as pica of dust returned i have a cold that has left a wierd taste from post nasal drip in my mouth,stuffed nose and some lumps in phelgm ?

As soon as pica of dust returned i have a cold that has left a wierd taste from post nasal drip in my mouth,stuffed nose and some lumps in phelgm ?

F/u w/ doc: Don't start smoking! If this is caused by particles of dust in the environment, I think of fungi or other organisms, especially with the weird taste you mentioned. This needs to be evaluated by your doc so that he can see you throat and poss your sinuses and do some cultures. ...Read more

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Have had bad breath for years, not dry mouth, often have seasonal allergies and post-nasal drip. Could that be causing bad breath? How to treat?

Have had bad breath for years, not dry mouth, often have seasonal allergies and post-nasal drip. Could that be causing bad breath? How to treat?

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

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Can having deviated septum cause bad post nasal drip? Anytime I have a runny nose,snot will fall to my mouth and gag on it. Ent said sinuses are good

Can having deviated septum cause bad post nasal drip? Anytime I have a runny nose,snot will fall to my mouth and gag on it. Ent said sinuses are good

Unlikely: A deviated septum does not usually cause severe post nasal drip. If you have already seen an ENT doctor and sinusitis has been ruled out, I would consult an allergist. The major symptom of a deviated nasal septum is difficulty breathing through the side of the nose where the septal cartilage is deviated. ...Read more

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Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat , bad metallic taste in mouth now my right is slightly red, painful to blink w/white-yellowish discharge. Help?

Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat , bad metallic taste in mouth now my right is slightly red, painful to blink w/white-yellowish discharge. Help?

Connected areas: This sounds like it's best to consult an ENT (ear, nose, throat) doctor. Where you are having troubles seems to be all connected areas. Bacteria ; resulting infection can affect nasal path, mouth, ears, and even eyes although rare. Is the discharge from the eye or mouth? The bad taste may be from nasal discharge. Chronic inflammation is dangerous to your long-term health. Please see a doctor asap! ...Read more

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Post Nasal Drip (Definition)

Post nasal drip is a term used to describe the common symptoms of sore throat and cough in the presence of a runny nose with sufferers experiencing a worsening of symptoms at night with mild relief during the day. Allergies or nasal/sinus infection cause excess mucous to "drip" into the throat when lying down resulting in congestion, irritation, and inflamation of ...Read more


Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bad taste when he is not eating or drinking bad-tasting foods. A bad taste can come from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where stomach liquids make their way up to the throat, from some medicines, ...Read more