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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.

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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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What does having a chalky taste in mouth a symptom of?

What does having a chalky taste in mouth a symptom of?

Possible fungal: Chalky taste can come several maladies starting in the oral cavity and going down the digestive tract. See your dentist to start diagnosing the cause and getting it treated.

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Lighteaded, nauseated, metallic/bloody taste in mouth. What are these symptoms of?

Lighteaded, nauseated, metallic/bloody taste in mouth. What are these symptoms of?

Could be 2 things: A bloody mouth means an infection. Usually it is the gums. This would be gingivitis. If gingivitis is not treated it turns into periodontal disease. The metallic taste could be from metal fillings. Find a dentist that will listen to you. In exchange you can listen to him/her and hopefully come up with something conclusive for you. A medical doctor should be consulted as well.

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Dizziness, weird taste in my mouth, other symptoms, what to do?

Dizziness, weird taste in my mouth, other symptoms, what to do?

See MD: Nonspecific symptoms. You need to see your MD for evaluation and tests.

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What are the symptoms of dizziness, metallic taste in mouth?

What are the symptoms of dizziness, metallic taste in mouth?

Multifactorial: Could be a medication causing the metallic taste in your mouth. If you have just changed or started a new medication I would suggest looking to see if that is a symptom. I would also get checked by your general practitioner to have your blood glucose levels monitored.

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Is metallic taste in the mouth a common symptom when having a cold?

Is metallic taste in the mouth a common symptom when having a cold?

Sourbrash versus?: Yes, you're likely describing sourbrash, a bitter taste in your mouth due to refluxed material that contains stomach acid. Alternatively, you could be describing post-nasal drip.

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Dizziness, weird taste in my mouth, other symptoms, help. What do I do?

Dizziness, weird taste in my mouth, other symptoms, help. What do I do?

Possible aura: Based on the info provided you could be experiencing an aura to a seizure as the weird taste is a strong historical feature. Patients have described the taste like blood, garbage... Essentially unpleasant but short lasting. If this is reminiscent of your symptoms hen please see a neurologist to do the necessary testing to get you the answer. Well wishes and good luck.

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What could persistent metallic taste in mouth and dark colored urine be symptoms of?

Kidney/liver/blood: Could be symptoms of many things. Blood disorders, liver problems, or kidney problems are the first things that come to mind. You may want to see a doctor asap because this sounds pretty serious.

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I have this weird taste in my mouth, but no other symptoms of dry socket. What could be wrong?

I have this weird taste in my mouth, but no other symptoms of dry socket. What could be wrong?

Very common: If you have food stuck in there, that could be the reason for the smell. You should rinse with warm salt water or mouthwash 3-4 times/day to keep food out of the socket. Take care.

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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!

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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.

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For several months I have had unusual symptoms involving my mouth. It start with a metallic taste now it is milder and sometimes bitter and irritated.

See MD/Dentist: First make sure your md has cleared you of any general health issues that can cause the tastes you are experiencing. The meds you are still taking may be causing this but you should check with your md before going off them to be safe. Once you're cleared medically see a dentist to make sure that you have no failing restorations or gum infection. Sometimes a leaking metal filling can taste metallic.

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What can symptoms of dry cough, chest tightness, weird taste in mouth indicate?

What can symptoms of dry cough, chest tightness, weird taste in mouth indicate?

URI: These symptoms suggest an infection of the upper respiratry tract-probably viral. If there are fevers, sweats, worsening cough, more chest discomfort on inspiration, wheezing, get checked for more serious bacterial infection including pneumonia. Otherwise take a nonprescription cough syrup for soothing relief.

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How do I get rid of the horrible taste in my mouth left from quitting smoking a month ago? It seems this is not an unusual symptom of quitting smoking

How do I get rid of the horrible taste in my mouth left from quitting smoking a month ago? It seems this is not an unusual symptom of quitting smoking

It will fade: The horrible taste is a good sign. It means that the taste buds that smoking had weakened are regenerating. Try some gum or breath spray in the meantime, and congratulations on quitting!

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My mouth has been dry as cotton for the past two days no matter how much water I drink. I'm not hungry either and when I do eat food tastes funny. No other symptoms.

My mouth has been dry as cotton for the past two days no matter how much water I drink. I'm not hungry either and when I do eat food tastes funny. No other symptoms.

Evaluation: The list of possible causes is very long. We only get 400 characters here to answer your questions. Recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation including lab work. Sorry I can't be more helpful but the possible causes of your complaint are lengthy and require appropriate medical intervention to determine the cause. Best of luck Dr. R

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Bloody taste in mouth, coughing and backache. Is this pregnancy symptom?

Bloody taste in mouth, coughing and backache. Is this pregnancy symptom?

Unclear: The symptoms which you describe are quite consistent with many diagnoses. Pregnancy is one of many possible things that could be going on. If you think you are pregnant, then you should start by determining when was your last period. If it is late, then that could be the first indication you might be pregnant. The best way to tell if you are pregnant is to undergo a pregnancy test.