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Suffering very salty tongue, saliva since week, today my tongue become sour, lumpy taste buds are developing fast. Can't eat or drink. Please help.?

Suffering very salty tongue, saliva since week, today my tongue become sour, lumpy taste buds are developing fast. Can't eat or drink. Please help.?

See your Doctor: There could be several explanations for your symptoms. Viruses, bacteria or yeasts can be involved. You should see your pcp right away since you could get dehydrated. ...Read more

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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Excessive saliva from pre-pyloric ulcer. Doctors gave meds but saliva doesn't decrease and has sour taste and can't sleep from it, how to treat?

Excessive saliva from pre-pyloric ulcer. Doctors gave meds but saliva doesn't decrease and has sour taste and can't sleep from it, how to treat?

There are no saliva: Glands in the stomach. It sounds like you are refluxing bile and or acid. You may need to be taking antacids or other such medications (zantac, pepcid, (famotidine) Omeprazole etc). ...Read more

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What does sour taste in mouth indicate?

What does sour taste in mouth indicate?

Reflux: Sour tastes in the mouth may be "acid brash" or acid contents from the stomach as a result of reflux. Consider eating smaller meals, not laying down within 2 hours of eating and raising the head of your bed. ...Read more

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What can I use for a sour taste in mouth due to gallbladder?

What can I use for a sour taste in mouth due to gallbladder?

Reflux: You may have reflux, which is when some fluid from the stomach makes it back up the esophagus and into the mouth. There may be some chest pain/burning with this as well. Reflux is usually treated with antacids or medication such as prilosec, both over the counter without a prescription. Try one of those first. Gallbladder disease does not cause this problem. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get a sour taste in my mouth when I bend over. Should I be worried?

Sometimes I get a sour taste in my mouth when I bend over. Should I be worried?

Reflux: This is probably reflux. You can try eating smaller meals and see if this helps. You can see if reflux meds help these symptoms. You may need Prilosec twice a day and Zantac (ranitidine) at night. See your ent and he or she can scope you or look at your larynx with a mirror to determine if you have findings consistent with reflux. Good luck and feel better. See other answers under my name and reflux. ...Read more

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Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Reflux: Sounds like gastroesophageal reflux: see your gastroenterologist for endoscopy.! try antacids. H2blockers eyc ...Read more

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Taking otc Nasacort for a week now. I've noticed a bitter or sour taste in my mouth since. What do I do?

Taking otc Nasacort for a week now. I've noticed a bitter or sour taste in my mouth since. What do I do?

Stop the nasocort: For now, flush tour nose with saline washes, if that continues, better see your doctor or an ENT specialist, best wishes ...Read more

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I'm 21 and I've noticed a recurring bad taste in mouth, sour almost im terrified that it could be diabetes, could it?

I'm 21 and I've noticed a recurring bad taste in mouth, sour almost im terrified that it could be diabetes, could it?

Not a symptom: Being thirsty all the time and needing to urinate a lot, even overnight, are the cardinal symptoms of diabetes. ...Read more

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I have had a flew for the last week and I have a sour taste in my mouth and I can't seem to get rid of. Should I be worried?

I have had a flew for the last week and I have a sour taste in my mouth and I can't seem to get rid of. Should I be worried?

Problem with airways: After the flu can cause a sour taste in the mouth. It's very common and usually clears up on its own within a week or two. ...Read more

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I have a lingering sour taste in my mouth following the injestion of foods containing sugar. Is there a way to counteract this?

I have a lingering sour taste in my mouth following the injestion of foods containing sugar. Is there a way to counteract this?

Brush & floss.: The sour taste is most likely due to bacteria in the mouth converting the sugar into acids. A thorough brushing and flossing should help. Mouthrinses can be added to the treatment, but by themselves are ineffective. ...Read more

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Wife is 3.5 month pregnant and she says she gets a bitter/sour taste in her mouth as a result of which she does feel like eating anything.?

Wife is 3.5 month pregnant and she says she gets a bitter/sour taste in her mouth as a result of which she does feel like eating anything.?

She has signs of: Acid reflux. She can take antacids or Omeprazole but discuss this issue with her oby. Take care! Http://www. Healthcentral. Com/acid-reflux/c/66/44291/reflux-pregnancy/. ...Read more

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Metallic sour taste in mouth with barretts esophagus, symptom of what?

Metallic sour taste in mouth with barretts esophagus, symptom of what?

Reflux: Ur tasting what ever is coming up from reflux. Other possibility would b side effect of medication. U can call ur pharmacist to run through ur list of medication to c if any of them cause this side effect. ...Read more

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What could cause a bad sour taste in my mouth with mild to moderate nausea?

What could cause a bad sour taste in my mouth with mild to moderate nausea?

Sour taste: This could be resultant from many things. One possabitlity is reflux. You should talk with your primary care physician about this issue. ...Read more

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For the last few days I have a bad sour taste in my mouth and mild to moderate nausea. What do I do?

For the last few days I have a bad sour taste in my mouth and mild to moderate nausea. What do I do?

Water brash: Sounds like you have some stomach acid refluxing into your throat, which is sometimes called "water brash." if it is mild, it may settle down with otc antacids such as tums, mylanta, and/or pepcid (famotidine). If not improving with otcs or if it lasts for more than 2 weeks on otc meds, see your doctor for further evaluation and prescription treatment. ...Read more

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Can you get sour taste in the mouth and sour stomach if your getting ready to have menopause?

Not menopause: These symptoms would not be related to menopause. It sounds like you may have acid reflux. I would discuss this with your primary care doctor and try taking an over the counter acid reducing medication like omeprazole. ...Read more

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I am having a sour taste in my mouth and slight nausea, mostly at night and it seems to exacerbate when I eat meat. It's been here for over a month.?

I am having a sour taste in my mouth and slight nausea, mostly at night and it seems to exacerbate when I eat meat. It's been here for over a month.?

Sour taste in mouth: Likely is gastric reflux which is exacerbated by fatty foods (red meat), caffeine, carbonated beverages, spicy food, chocolate, alcohol, smoking, pregnancy. Sometimes H pylori infection is associated. Consider a trial of Protonix, (pantoprazole) trigger avoidance, head of bed elevated so no reflux when sleeping. Other causes gallbladder, thyroid, rare conditions. See a doctor.

If fever, pain go to ER ...Read more

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Metallic/sour taste in mouth, licking lips is worse. Why is this, and what causes it? I have had problems w/acid lately and ibs.

Metallic/sour taste in mouth, licking lips is worse. Why is this, and what causes it? I have had problems w/acid lately and ibs.

Acid reflux: These are symptoms of acid reflux and should be treated.
Perhaps a short course of a medication like Pepcid (famotidine) (over the counter) may imporve the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have this sour/bitter taste in my mouth and lasts for hours. I also feel nauseous when it happens and sometimes my tongue tingles.

I have this sour/bitter taste in my mouth and lasts for hours. I also feel nauseous when it happens and sometimes my tongue tingles.

Acid Reflux?: Distinct possibility. But this needs to be diagnosed locally, by your physician. Please make an appointment to be sure. ...Read more

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Any reason not to try Protonix (pantoprazole) 40 in am and Ranatidine 150 before bedtime? Have sour taste in mouth overnight and appears to be due to acid reflux.

Any reason not to try Protonix (pantoprazole) 40 in am and Ranatidine 150 before bedtime? Have sour taste in mouth overnight and appears to be due to acid reflux.

R/O GERD: GERD SX can be vague NAUSEA/BLOATING /HEART BURN. Or Severe PAIN//REFLUX/LARYNGITS/COUGH You need a history and physical. Labs including Hpylori Ab Ig G and M. Stool for hpylori x 3. I usually start with Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg THEN PPI PROTONIX/NEXIUM. If symptoms have been longer than 8-10 weeks an endoscopy is warranted, while work up is in progress, start GF diet. GUTBLISS. COM /WHOLEAPPROACH. COM ...Read more

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I am having sour taste in right side of my mouth. So that can't eat anything. Do I have to see a dentist or neurologist?

I am having sour taste in right side of my mouth. So that can't eat anything. Do I have to see a dentist or neurologist?

See your dentist: It could be a variety of issues but a trained dentist will most likely be able to figure out what is happening. If your dentist is unable to help they would be able to write a refferal to an ENT if necessary. Try using some oil of clove and take some ibuprofen to help with the discomfort until you are able to see your dentist. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I had the pnemovax vaccine yesterday and with 3o minutes had a sour taste in my mouth. Its been 24hrs. I do suffer from reflux and take meds.

I had the pnemovax vaccine yesterday and with 3o minutes had a sour taste in my mouth. Its been 24hrs. I do suffer from reflux and take meds.

Doubt related: This is probably not an issue to worry about. If some of the sera is tasted it was from your blood stream, not due to acid reflux. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a slight metallic/sour/acidic taste in mouth? I doubt its an dental issue because I brush my teeth well (braces)..

What does it mean if I have a slight metallic/sour/acidic taste in mouth? I doubt its an dental issue because I brush my teeth well (braces)..

Hard to tell: Sour/acidic taste may be normal. I get a lot of it depending on what I eat. Metallic taste? - braces? Occasionally, acid reflex from the stomach may be the culprit, but less likely. ...Read more

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From bitter taste to a very sour taste in mouth now. I'm pregnant. Anythg I eat taste sour. Y is tht happening? Pls any treatment doctors? Thank u sir.

Dental check: The first step is to see a dentist and confirm that your dental hygiene is normal. Some pregnant women get a bitter taste from heart burn. You can try an over the counter heartburn medication like Nexium. Some pregnant women just experience a heightened since of taste during pregnancy ...Read more

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My mom has had a bitter, sour, metallic taste in her mouth for years. It is now also dry. She's been to many dentists and mds. No answers?

My mom has had a bitter, sour, metallic taste in her mouth for years. It is now also dry. She's been to many dentists and mds. No answers?

Autoimmune Disorder?: Your mom may be suffering from sjogren's syndrome. I have had several patients with similar symptoms and a correct diagnosis and by a physician proper medications have helped tremendously. ...Read more

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How come the dr. Did not tell me about the intesetinal metapasia in the stomach that the biopsies showed stillhave a sour taste in mouth with gerd?

How come the dr. Did not tell me about the intesetinal metapasia in the stomach that the biopsies showed stillhave a sour taste in mouth with gerd?

Communication is key: So often patients are informed but don't hear or remember what they are told. If in doubt, ask! If not satisfied with your physician, find someone with whom you're more comfortable. All of us doctors want the best for our patients. Regarding your issue with gerd, happy to answer more specifically if you can share additional info about the extent of your disease ; what treatment (s) you've tried. ...Read more

Saliva (Definition)

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