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Doctor insights on: Salty Taste In The Mouth And The Thyroid

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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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Sweet taste in mouth due to thyroid problems?

No : That's not commonly seen with thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Can the thyroid be causing bad taste in mouth?

No: I have never heard of this occurring, unless you are referring to the taste of the medication used to treat thyroid disease. ...Read more

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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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Could my untreated thyroid be causing the white film in my mouth?

Could my untreated thyroid be causing the white film in my mouth?

I don't know: What sort of thyroid problem you may have, so i can't say exactly, but it is not likely to be the cause. ...Read more

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I have lesion on both of my parotid glands and on the floor of my mouth nd a enlarge thyroid what does this means?

I have lesion on both of my parotid glands and on the floor of my mouth nd a enlarge thyroid what does this means?

See ENT: Bilateral parotid enlargement could be from diabetes, liver disease, cirrhosis, hiv, anorexia, bulimia, protein calorie malnutrition, fatty infiltration, or autoimmune disease. An enlarged thyroid could be from autoimmune thyroid inflammation. Warthins tumors can be bilateral. Need to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more