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Why do I have a soapy taste in my mouth when I drink something?

Why do I have a soapy taste in my mouth when I drink something?

Soap?: First and foremost, make sure there isn't soap in what you are drinking. That being said, there are some reports that excess Fluoride consumption (in water or toothpaste/mouthwash) can lead to a soapy mouth sensation. ...Read more

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Cause for weird taste in mouth soapy taste extra saliva?

Medications, illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more

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I have a soapy taste in mouth. When salivating tastes of soap. When I try to eat food tastes of rubber. Now tongue swelled?

I have a soapy taste in mouth. When salivating tastes of soap. When I try to eat food tastes of rubber. Now tongue swelled?

See doctor: How long has the tongue been swollen since it may be the cause of your distorted taste? . I would suggest that you get your doctor to have a look at your oral cavity and perhaps a dental consult as well. ...Read more

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Can the medication gabapentin cause a soapy taste in your mouth?

Can the medication gabapentin cause a soapy taste in your mouth?

See doctor: A soapy taste is not typically caused by gabapentin. Make sure the glass you are using is clean. Check with your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Anemic, ulcerative colitis, & acid reflux- I burped up acid, copper w/a soapy taste & held down the vomit. Some came up & out my nose? What do I do?

Anemic, ulcerative colitis, & acid reflux- I burped up acid, copper w/a soapy taste & held down the vomit. Some came up & out my nose? What do I do?

Endosscopy?: Anemia in a 27 year old female can be from a gyn source, but the ulcerative colitis, or inflammation I the esophagus from gerd could also contribute. Upper and lower endoscopy can help determine the extent of damage from gerd and the activity level of colitis. You should decide with your primary care provider and/or GI doc whether or not to have upper-lower endoscopy. ...Read more

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In bed, turned head & got a burning sensation from outer ear to throat. Soapy taste in mouth. Itchy ear & burning feeling in throat. What is this?

In bed, turned head & got a burning sensation from outer ear to throat. Soapy taste in mouth. Itchy ear & burning feeling in throat. What is this?

Go to emergency room: If the symptoms are all on one side of your head/neck, ask them to evaluate you for a carotid dissection. It's an injury to a blood vessel in the neck that can cause the symptoms you describe. They'll do imaging of the blood vessels. If they find a carotid dissection, they'll start a medicine to thin your blood while the injury heals. If you have any questions, I'm available for a virtual consult. ...Read more

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Why does my boyfriends cum taste soapy it goes from thin to thick and it has a really bad soapy after taste?

Why does my boyfriends cum taste soapy it goes from thin to thick and it has a really bad soapy after taste?

Maybe normal: Odor in general is very subjective. One person's "soapy" might be different for others. Semen naturally has fairly strong odor (and taste). Variation from thin to thick might not mean anything; this can vary with frequency of ejaculation. If your boyfriend thinks his semen is abnormal, especially if colored, he should see a doctor. Otherwise probably everything is OK. ...Read more

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I'm 7wks preggo & I have no taste at all, why?

I'm 7wks preggo & I have no taste at all, why?

Dysguesia: Or altered sense of taste is very common in the first trimester of pregnancy. Some women experience a heightened sense of taste and others a decreased sense. We're not completely sure why--perhaps related to changes in estrogen levels or to swelling at the level of cells or the taste buds. But it happens. And it goes away. So. Hang in there. ...Read more

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Leukemia taste changes?

Leukemia taste changes?

Taste changes: When you are not feeling well (having leukemia) etc - you can have some alteration of the sense of tase. In addition distortion of the sense of taste (dysgeusia) can be also caused by other things like drugs- eg. Antibiotics, asthma treatment, chemotherapy, zinc deficiency etc. ...Read more

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How do taste buds work?

How do taste buds work?

Receptor Cells: The taste receptor cells send information detected by clusters of various receptors and ion channels to the gustatory areas of the brain via the seventh, ninth and tenth cranial nerves.

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Taste_bud ...Read more

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Does flaxseed taste good?

Does flaxseed taste good?

Not much flavor: Flax seed are small and do not have much flavor. They can provide a nice crunch when added to foods such as breads and cereals. They are a great source of fiber and omega 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Loss of taste symptom of?

Loss of taste symptom of?

Chronic sinusitis?: Loss of taste is the number one symptoms of chronic sinus infection or inflammation. You also need to evaluate any medications because they may also contribute to your loss of taste. You should be evaluated for allergies and sinus health. ...Read more

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Why do my urine taste sweet?

Why do my urine taste sweet?

Diabetes?: You may have diabetes. Please go get tested.

The latin for diabetes mellitus means

siphon (diabetes, because you pee so much)
sweet like honey (mellitus: because of all the sugar in your urine). ...Read more

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How are taste buds activated?

How are taste buds activated?

Stimulus: A chemical response from stimulus such as salt, sweet, sour and bitter by specialized receptor cells that get transmitted to your brain. ...Read more

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Why would my semen look soapy?

Why would my semen look soapy?

Normal: This is normal, common, and of no concern. It all depends on the recent diet, fluids ingested, the amount of protein and hormonal fluctuations. There is absolutely nothing to worry about in this common scenario. ...Read more

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Can I lose my taste buds forever?

Can I lose my taste buds forever?

Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. It is very common condition in pregnancy. Usually it is transient. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can make vodka taste better?

You can't: The reason that you can't, and you shouldn't, is that you are not old enough to drink. ...Read more

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How do I get my taste buds back?

How do I get my taste buds back?

More info needed....: Your question is very vague... what exactly is the problem? Certain medical conditions and medications can cause loss of taste. Please consult with your local PCP for a physical and a consultation. ...Read more

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What does having bad taste signal?

What does having bad taste signal?

Mullet & platforms?: If you mean bad taste in the mouth, can be due to gum disease, dental disease, sinus problems, occasionally gastrointestinal problems. See dds, floss daily, brush teeth and tongue; maybe see ear, nose, throat doc, maybe see GI doc, if oral exam is ok. Sometimes meds can cause bad taste in mouth too. ...Read more

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When I cough it tastes salty, why?

When I cough it tastes salty, why?

Phlegm: Sounds like you are producing phlegm. I wouldn't get too excited about this unless it is bothering you. If it does, then consider seeing your doctor for evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

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What does soapy looking semen mean?

What does soapy looking semen mean?

Not sure: There is a lot of protein in sperm and protein can cause a "soapy" look. It does not mean infection in general. ...Read more

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I lost my sense of taste yesterday?

See Dr.: There are several causes of possible loss of taste, most commonly an infection, viral or bacterial, which may cause this. Smoking and other medical issues are also possible, so if your sense of taste does not return, see your Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can some pills cause loss of taste?

Can some pills cause loss of taste?

Yes.: Clarithromycin in particular causes a taste perversion (everything tastes metallic). Some can also numb the tongue locally, like lidocaine. ...Read more

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Could bulimia make food taste funny?

Could bulimia make food taste funny?

Yes: Anytime you recurrently force yourself to vomit, you can inflame or damage salivary glands so that some digestive enzymes are affected. Bulimia is an eating disorder that over-focuses on food. You need help to recover from this condition -- primary care physician, psychiatrist, psychologist, and nutritionist can all work together as a team. Please see your primary care doctor and begin. ...Read more

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How can I make flaxseed taste better?

Flaxseed: You can add flaxseed to yogurt, smoothies, beverages, cereal & even to ground meats. Be creative. ...Read more

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What affects the taste of your semen?

What affects the taste of your semen?

Here are some. ..: The study on the taste of semen is lacking and this concern carries no weight for clinical significance so it's been not worth to design such a study to specifically address your question up to this time. At best, the taste of semen seems more an issue teasing curiosity and fantasy than clinical practicality. ...Read more