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Salty Saliva Causes
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
Salty/sodium taste in mouth? For one day I have this salty taste either from my tongue touching saliva or the saliva salty.
What could cause this?
DIET: Possible foods that contain lots of sodium excess sweating. ...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
Medications,illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more
Doctor can check: New 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). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more
Many choices: Anything from a large build up of bacteria in the mouth to cavities to gum disease or possibly a more internal physiological condition. The first step would be to see your dentist for a thorough exam and cleaning. If that does not make things better, see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: It can be from excessive intake of caffeine or alcohol, not drinking enough water or related to the side effect some medications for treatment of blood pressure or mental health. Aging, post radiation treatment and some diseases like sjorgren's syndrome can also lead to dry mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What DOESN'T?: There are all sorts of things that can cause dry mouth, especially medications. Dry mouth is the number one side effect experienced among all prescription medications. There are also blockages in salivary ducts called sialolith's or autoimmune diseases like sjogrens disease. One way or another, the salivary glands just aren't getting the juices flowing. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Strange salty taste, dry mouth, on gravol, many other drugs. Phlegm mostly clear, blood tests mostly normal, hypothroidism. Any ideas, solutions?
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more
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