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There is a sudden bitter taste in my mouth, what's causing it?

There is a sudden bitter taste in my mouth, what's causing it?

Symptom not disease: Whether dietary, due to drugs or a physical condition, a metal taste is a the main reason for a metal taste is something in your system that is reacting with your body chemistry to produce a metal taste.

A metallic taste in the mouth, or dysgeusia, is a common side effect of a wide variety of medical treatments and medications, and is sometimes a symptom of a medical condition. ...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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I got so shocked that a sudden bitter taste came into my mouth. Is this normal?

I got so shocked that a sudden bitter taste came into my mouth. Is this normal?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Does bitter taste in mouth signal disease?

Does bitter taste in mouth signal disease?

Sometimes: It may indicate acid reflux or due to eating extreme sweets mouth may feel bitter due to sweet withdrawal ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

No: This is absolutely not related to implantation; there are no symptoms with implantation. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth correlated to losing weight?

Bitter taste in mouth correlated to losing weight?

May be from fasting: Fasting leads to ketones which changes the breath odor and taste. An empty stomach can also allow bile reflux and bile is bitter. ...Read more

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Sir I have bitter taste in mouth from one month. What I can do. My SGPT is 60.?

Sir I have bitter taste in mouth from one month. What I can do. My SGPT is 60.?

Likely unrelated: Some causes for bitter taste: infection in mouth, dry mouth (xerostomia), GERD, medication side effect, liver disorders, metabolic disorders, psychiatric disorders. The elevated SGPT (ALT) is likely unrelated to your bitter taste. Try brushing teeth, tongue, gums, and roof of mouth with toothpaste. Use mouthwash. If it persists see and ENT specialist. > http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth and black poop?

Bitter taste in mouth and black poop?

See your doctor: Black, tarry stools (poop) can mean blood in the stool.
These symptoms together could mean a bleeding ulcer.
See your doctor right away! ...Read more

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Can tonsillitis cause bitter taste in mouth?

Tonsillitis: Yes, it absolutely can. Even more exciting is when you have tonsil calculus or tonsil stones. These are little white pellet-looking things that fill the pits or crypts in your tonsils. Not only will they taste bitter, but they'll give you some pretty foul smelling breath, so you won't be the only one who gets to experience them. If this is a chronic problem, you should get it checked out. ...Read more

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Is a very bitter taste in mouth gen. An indication of only dental problems?

Is a very bitter taste in mouth gen. An indication of only dental problems?

A few come to mind: Acid reflux, side effects of medications you are taking, sinus infections, and diet. Periodontal problems can also be a cause, as well as cavities. ...Read more

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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?

Taste test: The bitter taste in your mouth is an indication that you still have esophagitis. See a gastroenterologist He may want to do an esophagram or take a biopsy to see if your condition is still present ...Read more

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I am suffering from very bad sinusitis. What is a good medication to use? I have a headache and postnatal drip giving me a bitter taste in mouth. Tks

I am suffering from very bad sinusitis. What is a good medication to use? I have a headache and postnatal drip giving me a bitter taste in mouth. Tks

Sinusitis:chronic: A sinus inflammation can arise from an allergy, a virus or a bacteria. Those which start as allergies/viruses can block the sinus passages (swelling) and allow bacterial infection to occur. Ask your healthcare provider to consider using Ciprofloxin, a quinolone antibiotic with excellent coverage for abscesses (which is what bacterial sinusitis represents). ...Read more

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I have esophagitis, feel bitter taste in mouth after taking PPI. How long I take medication. How shoul I recheck. I done endoscopy before 2 months.

In addition: To omeprazole standard GERD Precautions should be followed for better outcome. No smoking, upright 1 hr b/4 and after meals and small frequent meals ...Read more

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I woke up feeling bad with headache, decreased urine output and bitter taste in mouth. Continues with pain from spider bite shouldi return to ed?

I woke up feeling bad with headache, decreased urine output and bitter taste in mouth. Continues with pain from spider bite shouldi return to ed?

Yes.: If you had a spider bite and now symptoms getting worse especially with decreased urine output I would suggest you go back to ED for evaluation now. ...Read more

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My endoscopy showed Esophagitis 2, how long I take rameprazole medication. I did ultrasound, it's normal, but feel bitter taste in mouth. When it heal?

My endoscopy showed Esophagitis 2, how long I take rameprazole medication. I did ultrasound, it's normal, but feel bitter taste in mouth. When it heal?

Ask the Dr., as...: Treatments for esophagitis depend on the underlying cause and the severity of tissue damage. For continuity of care and to assure you are doing the correct treatment as prescribed by your Dr. It is important to egt the duration of treatment form them. Do not forget one of the main stays of therapy is diet and avoidance of trigger food as well. See the following link:
http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/333516-foods-to-avoid-with-esophagitis/ ...Read more

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I have a bitter taste in mouth since 2 days. My next period date is 18 sep 2013. I have backache also. We r trying for our 2nd child.

I have a bitter taste in mouth since 2 days. My next period date is 18 sep 2013. I have backache also. We r trying for our 2nd child.

Good luck: Once you get happy and pregnant you will forget about peripheral issues.
Keep trying and most succeed.
But suggest to make sure that things like infection are ruled out,
so see your doctor. ...Read more

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Feeling sleepy, bitter taste in mouth, acidity symptoms, pregnancy?

Feeling sleepy, bitter taste in mouth, acidity symptoms, pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, ^ gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more

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Hallo. Am having a bitter taste in mouth and feel nausea throughout. Also, while vomiting I saw blood but only once. What could be the problem. Help me?

Probable GERD: It's very possible that you have gastroesophageal reflux that is causing the bitter taste in your mouth. The blood in the vomit can be concerning so I would talkt to your primacy doctor about seeing a Gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Hi I hav GERD since 5 weeks n I m taking 40 mg Nexium (esomeprazole) once a day but I improve little. Now I hav bitter taste in mouth. Wht to do help me???

Hi I hav GERD since 5 weeks n I m taking 40 mg Nexium (esomeprazole) once a day but I improve little. Now I hav bitter taste in mouth. Wht to do help me???

Diet first: The diet is one of the most important treatments in GERD-avoiding trigger foods, such as coffee, alcohol, spicy foods, fatty foods etc, all of which can increase acid production. Follow-up with the Dr. And see if you need any further testing. After testing, if found to be certain hyper secretory conditions, you may need the medications twice a day for a period of time. Best wishes ...Read more

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I'm on day 4 of amoxicillin for extracted tooth. Developed HORRIBLE bitter taste in mouth. Food tastes bitter. Is it from antibiotic? Will it go away?

I'm on day 4 of amoxicillin for extracted tooth. Developed HORRIBLE bitter taste in mouth. Food tastes bitter. Is it from antibiotic? Will it go away?

IDK: It would be prudent to ask the dentist who is actually treating you and knows your medical and dental history, the exact circumstances of your treatment and who can evaluate it (rather than dentists on the internet sight unseen). Do you really want us just to venture a guess? ...Read more

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I feel some sticky substance in my mouth when I don't eat, bitter taste in mouth, hot air frm mouth, blackening n yellowing of teeth. Sign of bad breath?

Bad breath plus: You sound dehydrated because your saliva is thick n sticky. The bitterness is from electrolyte imbalance from lack of fluids n nutrition. The black is decay and tarter. You probably have bloody toothbrush and mooith full of blood when you do brush. The yellow is the layers of plaque fromo inadequate and infrequent brushing. All that I've just listed will cause overwhelming bad breath! ...Read more

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Very nauseous dizzy & bitter taste in mouth along with extreme tiredness for months. Not a sleepy tiredness more exhaustion?

Very nauseous dizzy & bitter taste in mouth along with extreme tiredness for months. Not a sleepy tiredness more exhaustion?

Discomfort: You haven't been feeling well for months now. You need to discuss your medical history and get a physical examination by a skilled clinician. You will likely need some blood tests too. You can schedule a consult on Health Tap or make an appointment with your personal physician if you have one. I hope you are able to find out the cause of your symptoms, get proper treatment, and feel better soon. ...Read more

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I 54 yo postmenopausal, with painful lump on l side of groin area, just above the crease where thigh meets the groin. Bitter taste in mouth. Hernia?

Could be: A groin or inguinal hernia. Tender lymph nodes can also occur in the same region. Neither of these conditions would be related to a bitter taste. See a doctor for an exam to tell what you may have. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth no appetite and tiredness after double typhoid and double malaria treatments completed 2 weeks ago. Last widal and malaria test came negative. Any thoughts on my symptoms and what additional tests should I take. Thanks?

Bitter taste in mouth no appetite and tiredness after double typhoid and double malaria treatments completed 2 weeks ago. Last widal and malaria test came negative. Any thoughts on my symptoms and what additional tests should I take. Thanks?

No tests: For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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My father has hepatitis b and he is taking baraclude (entecavir) 5mg but he is feeling bitter taste in mouth and have a feeling of heavyness on stomach area! Why?

My father has hepatitis b and he is taking baraclude (entecavir) 5mg but he is feeling bitter taste in mouth and have a feeling of heavyness on stomach area! Why?

Entecavir: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/baraclude-side-effects. Html for side effects of Baraclude (entecavir). Your father should speak w/his hepatologist/gastroenterologist about what to expect from his hepatitis b infection vs what to expect from his treatment, as well as signs/symptoms to report immediately. This applies to any & all conditions managed w/your physician. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth after tooth extraction/bone graft. Still have it 4 weeks later. Dr says tooth looks great and taste is not from that. Thoughts?

Bitter taste: Bitter taste in the mouth can be from all sorts of causes. Merely listing them won't really help you. Did you ask your own dentist what he/she thinks are the possibilities even if it's not from the extraction? Did you ask if you should consult with your own physician? You need to be evaluate by both a physician and a dentist to figure this out for you. ...Read more

Bitter Taste (Definition)

Bitter tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bitter taste when he is not eating or drinking bitter foods. A bitter taste can come from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where stomach liquids make their way up to the throat, from some medicines, ...Read more