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Salty Taste In Mouth Post Treatment For Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid iris: Could be unrelated but you could also have a condition called subacute thyroiditis due to infllammed thyroid which is self limited and may cause under active thyroid for a short time. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
No: It's not one of the common symptoms. ...Read more
Can you take iodine oral contrast solution for abdomen CT scan when u have a chronic sore throat, lumpy taste buds, web like veins&yellowness in mouth?
Sweets taste bitter for 3 days. Have bad cold, very sore throat. No new meds/supps. Can the cold be responsible for taste disturbance? When normal?
My dad is currently going through radiation treatment due to oral cancer and has mouth sores and throat irritation. What meds are good for dry cough?
Saliva aids...: Ask his doctor(s) or dentist to prescribe pilocarpine lozenges or lollipops if appropriate, try to find Xylimelts at local pharmacy, products from PerioSciencres www.PerioSciences.com will be very beneficial. As a last resort get sugar free lemon drop hard candies. I prefer the other options first. ...Read more
Quite few things...: This can be caused by a variety of inflammatory conditions in the mouth-- periodontal disease, infected teeth, mucous membrane disorders, and yeast infection. Upper respiratory catarrhal conditions and gastroesophageal reflux disease are also common offenders. Endocrine and metabolic disease can cause this, some medications-e.g. Metronidazole, and neurological smell/taste derangement (dysgeusia). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toothpaste?: The metallic taste in the mouth is a sign of failing restoration or accumulation of heavy metal compounds on the surf. Of the tongue. There are other reasons of having taste deviation due to medications taken or other possible GI conditions. Toothpaste most probably activates your taste buds to the point of feeling it much more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im 21 used chew tobacco for 2 years haven't for 5 months. Pain in teeth and sore throat, small lump in cheek. Is this oral cancer?
Have it looked at: The pain in the teeth is a separate issue. The sore throat could be anything. The small lump in the cheek is the most troubling symptom regarding the possibility of a growth, be it benign or malignant, or even normal. Rather than looking for answers on the internet, see a dentist for an exam and consultation. Congratulations on being able to stop chewing tobacco. Stay with it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Acupuncture/salagen: Acupuncture has been studied in a randomized controlled manner to show significant improvement in long term xerostomia (dry mouth) as a result of radiation damage to the salivary glands. Sometimes the effects are not long lasting and repeat procedures are required. It must be done by an experienced acupuncturist and there is a national protocol that can be followed. Salagen is med &can help also. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chest congestion & lots throat clearing, many choking episods specialy during sleep.Had pap thyroid cancer & didn't follow for rai. Is it lung cancer?
Conclusions: Don't jump to conclusions. Don't feel guilty about the rai, just get it checked out so you can stop guessing what's happening. ...Read more
Pain in cheek for several weeks. Nil fevers. Now blood in saliva. No mouth sores. Voice changes. Difficult swollowing. What are possible causes?
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
When bitter taste is gone after taking grade 2 esophagitis treatment,if feel bitter taste in mouth means esophagitis is not healed yet,how to test?
What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?
Periodic symptoms: lump in throat (trach area); hoarse; feels like glass caught; recent bitter taste; omeprazole treatment for 2 mo's no help. ?
Lump in throat: If you are still having symptoms after taking antacids and ppi then you should have a thyroid u/s done and labs to make sure it's not your thyroid and you can also see an ENT to check your vocal cords for nodes. ...Read more
What could cause a constant mothball taste at back of throat for 2years made stronger with alcohol and/or salt? Dr's baffled.
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
Cancer that presents in the thyroid gland. It usually presents as a painless thyroid nodule. Most are papillary-follicular type and have a very good prognosis. Less common are medullary cancers, with an intermediate prognosis. Anaplastic cancers of the thyroid have a poor prognosis and are uncommon. Treatment of thyroid cancers involves removal ...Read more
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