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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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Can taking levothyroxine for low thyroid cause the metallic taste in my mouth after coughing?

Can taking levothyroxine for low thyroid cause the metallic taste in my mouth after coughing?

Levothyroxine: Experiencing a metallic taste in the mouth is one of the side effects reported by patients taking levothyroxine. It is unusual account for ...Read more

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Are these symptoms of toothache fever pain from head to neck nasty taste in my mouth don't feel good

Are these symptoms of toothache fever pain from head to neck nasty taste in my mouth don't feel good

Probably not but....: If a tooth is causing fever, pain from head down to your neck and a nasty taste, its gotta be one badass toothache. You would probably know already if the tooth is causing this problem.

Please get it looked at soon! ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in my mouth what are the possibilities that this is a reaction to the titanium in my neck?

I have a metallic taste in my mouth what are the possibilities that this is a reaction to the titanium in my neck?

No.: The area of your neck has no contact with the digestive tract, where taste take place. Titanium is tasteless. ...Read more

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Why would you get metallic taste in mouth when exercising and getting upper left chest and neck discomfort, deep heaviness?

Why would you get metallic taste in mouth when exercising and getting upper left chest and neck discomfort, deep heaviness?

See your physician: You should see your physician and have all symptoms examined, perhaps run few tests. Then see your dentist ...Read more

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Mom had mini stroke a few years ago. Today she had lead taste in her mouth and pain around her neck. What is this? She said its gone now

Mom had mini stroke a few years ago. Today she had lead taste in her mouth and pain around her neck. What is this? She said its gone now

Likely not stroke: Altered taste sensation called "dysgeusia" can have several causes as described. One of the more common reasons is pregnancy in the first trimester due to hormonal changes...we are pretty sure that's not it, right? But another cause of hormonal changes is menopause, Is that possible? Or could she have nasal congestion, sinusitis, nasal polyps or other reason for upper respiratory infection? ...Read more

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Neck pain metallic taste in mouth, are these connected to seizures?

Neck pain metallic taste in mouth, are these connected to seizures?

Neck pain: Nick pain may be from seizure, but metallic taste could be side effect of meds. Or drugs.
Or allergy to them.
Metallic taste also could be one if the signs of certain diseases, consult your doctor if condition persists. ...Read more

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I have migraine (prone to migraines), neck is very stiff and sore and have a metallic taste in mouth. What could be the cause of this?

I have migraine (prone to migraines), neck is very stiff and sore and have a metallic taste in mouth. What could be the cause of this?

MD and DDS: I suggest you consult with a physician regarding the migraines and stiff neck. Regarding the metallic taste, some medications can cause this. You should also see a dentist as there may be some dental issues as well. ...Read more

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I taste sweetness in my mouth and lately I've been having short breath, weird pain in my chest as well as my neck and fast or slow heart beats! ?

I taste sweetness in my mouth and lately I've been having short breath, weird pain in my chest as well as my neck and fast or slow heart beats! ?

Nondiagnostic: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic without more information. They could reflect a cardiac problem, but anxiety can also be a cause. I recommend that you have an evaluation by your physician who will take a thorough history and perform a physical examination in order to make a diagnosis. Appropriate tests will be ordered and will probably include a chest x-Ray, EKG, and even an outpatient monitoring ...Read more

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Could a chest pain with neck/nape pain with sour taste in the mouth but without fever be symptoms of pneumonia or TB?

Could a chest pain with neck/nape pain with sour taste in the mouth but without fever be symptoms of pneumonia or TB?

Neither: Better see your doctor for evaluation, you need to make sure your heart or stomach are free before you think of your lungs with these symptoms, wish you wellness ...Read more

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27f 243lbs. I have metal taste in mouth and neck pain on the side. Doc said heart and lungs are fine. So what could be the problem?

27f 243lbs. I have metal taste in mouth and neck pain on the side. Doc said heart and lungs are fine. So what could be the problem?

Tough to say: Without an exam, it is tough to say what is wrong. The bad taste in your mouth and pain on the neck may be a sinus infection with inflamed cervical lymph nodes causing your neck discomfort. Since you gave your weight too, you appear to be overweight, so beginning a good diet and exercise program for weight loss would be recommended too for overall health benefits. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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