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Why do I have frequent urination and bad taste in my mouth with no blurry vision or thirst?

Why do I have frequent urination and bad taste in my mouth with no blurry vision or thirst?

Periodontal disease: Gum (periodontal) disease is a common problem. It can be accompanied by foul breath and a foul taste in the mouth...Especially if one breathes
through the mouth when asleep.
See a dentist for an examination and information about treatment. ...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 had minimal side effects from zyprexa but I stopped it & five days later I got dry mouth and excessive thirst. Will everything get better over time?

I had minimal side effects from zyprexa but I stopped it & five days later I got dry mouth and excessive thirst. Will everything get better over time?

Another cause: A complete answer would call for more information from you: what was the Zyprexa for, and how much, how long? However, neither Zyprexa, nor stopping Zyprexa is known to cause a dry mouth or thirst. It sounds uncomfortable, but the cause is likely something else. ...Read more

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What causes excessive thirst, weight loss, dry mouth, fatigue?

What causes excessive thirst, weight loss, dry mouth, fatigue?

Could be diabetes: - with the classic "three "p"s present. Polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria. Do you have a an appetite and consume large quantities of food and still are losing weight? Are you urinating very frequently? Of course other conditions can cause xerostomia, weight loss, and fatigue. So the best approach is to see a pcp and have a workup. ...Read more

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Female, age 35.Excessive thirst, dry mouth, urination. No diabetes, no thyroid, have dental cavities. What can be the reason of dry mouth?

Female, age 35.Excessive thirst, dry mouth, urination. No diabetes, no thyroid, have dental cavities. What can be the reason of dry mouth?

More info needed...: Your problem is not due to your dental caries. Do you drink eight glasses of water a day? High salt diet? Medications? How much alcohol a day? Any other medical conditions? You really need to be seen by a local physician for your dry mouth and your dentist for your cavities. Dry mouth will only exacerbate your dental problems. ...Read more

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After I kiss smoker for a long time, I get this bad taste in my mouth, how do I get rid of it?

After I kiss smoker for a long time, I get this bad taste in my mouth, how do I get rid of it?

Mouthwash: You might want to try some mouthwash. However, you could try convincing the smoker to quit. It works for both of you - you don't get that nasty taste in your mouth anymore and you convince him/her to quit for his/her own health. ...Read more

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Bad taste bad breath I have a bad taste and bad breath in my mouth all the time even after when i brush my teeth

Bad taste bad breath I have a bad taste and bad breath in my mouth all the time even after when i  brush my teeth

There : There are many things that can cause bad breath, including the following:
diet - when a person does not brush or floss their teeth thoroughly, food particles may remain in the mouth. These particles may rot and cause foul odors. In addition, food particles over time can promote the growth of bacteria, which can also cause foul odors. The bacteria can also lead to tooth decay and gum disease.
Foods with strong odors also affect the air a person exhales. Foods commonly known to contribute to bad breath include onions and garlic, exotic spices (such as curry), some cheeses, fish, and acidic beverages such as coffee. Foods are absorbed into the bloodstream and then transferred to the lungs, causing noticeable odors when exhaled. These foods may also cause gastrointestinal upset and belching, which can contribute to bad breath. In addition, certain supplements such as fish oil capsules can contribute to bad breath.
Low carbohydrate diets may also cause what is known as 'ketone breath.' so-called 'low carb' diets cause the body to burn fat as its energy source. The end-product of making this energy are ketones, which cause a fruity acetone-like odor on the breath when exhaled.
Dry mouth
bad breath can also be caused by decreased flow of saliva, which is a vital part of the digestive process and removes odor-causing particles in the mouth. Also called xerostomia, dry mouth may be caused by medications, breathing through the mouth, or salivary gland problems.
Tobacco products - in addition to causing bad breath, smoking or chewing tobacco-based products can stain teeth, irritate gum tissue, and exacerbate tooth decay.
Certain medical disorders may cause bad breath, for example:
gum or periodontal infection, throat infection (pharyngitis or tonsillitis), local infection in the respiratory tract, chronic sinusitis and/or post-nasal drip, chronic bronchitis, diabetes, acid relux, certain liver or kidney disease, sjogren's syndrome (causes xerostomia), and lactose intolerance.
Dentures or dental appliances, such as braces, can contribute to bad breath. Most often it is due to food particles that are not properly cleansed from the appliances. Loose-fitting dentures can contribute to sores and localized infections in the mouth, which can cause bad breath.
Finally, morning breath is the appearance of bad breath in the morning that results from an
overnight accumulation of bacteria in the mouth. Some people breathe through their mouth at night, which can cause dry mouth and worsen morning breath. ...Read more

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Every time i eat I have a real bad taste in my mouth. I presently take prescribe acid reflex pills without any change. I have had a x-ray, ultra sound?

Every time i eat I have a real bad taste in my mouth. I presently take prescribe acid reflex pills without any change. I have had a x-ray, ultra sound?

Bad taste: Look at your tongue in the mirror. If it is any color but pink (i.e., white, green, yellow or black coating) then you might have a condition called thrush that needs treating. You would need to see your family doctor to get the medicine that treats the condition. The bad taste usually resolves in 3-10 days. ...Read more

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I have cold and flu,there is mucus in my throat making it hard to speak and causimg bad taste in my mouth,this is the first time that happens to me..?

I have cold and flu,there is mucus in my throat making it hard to speak and causimg bad taste in my mouth,this is the first time that happens to me..?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP after 7-8 days or so. ...Read more

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Gums, tongue, and throat hurt so much that i can barely eat. Gums bleed, bad taste in throat, sores. I haven't been to the dentist in a long time.

Gums, tongue, and throat hurt so much that i can barely eat. Gums bleed, bad taste in throat, sores. I haven't been to the dentist in a long time.

See someone ASAP: Could be anything, you need a good oral and perhaps complete physical exam. Any recently started medications? Any recent trips to foreign countries?
On any antibiotics? Tried and new foods recently? ...Read more

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Why do I have green to brown coating on my tongue and roof of my mouth every morning? It tastes bad. I'm very thirsty. I have blood speckled mucus.

Why do I have green to brown coating on my tongue and roof of my mouth every morning? It tastes bad. I'm very thirsty. I have blood speckled mucus.

Morning breath: If you're thirsty when you wake up - you're undoubtedly dehydrated (which happens normally after not drinking for 8 hrs or so) - perhaps you're a little 'drier' than you should be? And, you're likely mouth breathing so the natural, germ fighting saliva dries out. Perhaps too medicines have an effect like antihistamines for allergy. Smoking of course wouldn't help and some foods can lead to odors. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bad taste in mouth?

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Thats relative: That would be subjective if we are talking about food. Medically, it would be a taste that you personally felt was not normal, or one that was anoying, or of sudden onset and persistant despite the absense of food or drink. ...Read more

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Aching body and bad taste in mouth?

Ache: Two things come to mind: 1) you might have an infection in your gums or teeth which is causing the bad taste and aches. You need to see your dentist or 2) do you have a stomach acid issue or ulcer. I would see your physician for this.
Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can a really bad taste in mouth be cancer?

Can a really bad taste in mouth be cancer?

Non-specific.: While any new symptoms, no matter what, deserves an investigation, a bad taste in the mouth would be a rather non-specific finding and would not be directly and specifically indicative of cancer by itself. ...Read more

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I have very bad taste in mouth and pain in chest?

I have very bad taste in mouth and pain in chest?

Reflux: When my patients report these symptoms to me, the most obvious thing is Reflux, which is stomach acid coming up into the esophagus. It is provoked by spicy foods, tomato sauce, garlic, carbonated drinks, chocolate, coffee, eating too large a meal, going to bed shortly after having a meal, drinking liquid before bed. Hope this helps.

Check out my website CardioGauge.com for heart health education ...Read more

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Bad taste in mouth after snorting hydrocodone. Why is this?

Bad taste in mouth after snorting hydrocodone. Why is this?

Don't snort: Opioid medications should never be snorted. Breaking the pill up and snorting it can cause the bad taste you describe. ...Read more

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Can the thyroid be causing bad taste in mouth?

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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Anesthesia- leaves bad taste in mouth. How to get rid of it?

Anesthesia- leaves bad taste in mouth. How to get rid of it?

Halitosis: Halitosis, or bad breath, and a "bad taste in the mouth" can occur after general anesthesia. Dehydration, breathing dry anesthesia gases, and minor bleeding from oral anesthesia appliances may contribute, as may certain intravenous medications. Good oral hygiene should help rid you of the unpleasant taste. Try mouth wash and spearmint or eucalyptus gums or candies. ...Read more

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What does a grey, white thick coating on tongue and bad taste in mouth mean?

What does a grey, white thick coating on tongue and bad taste in mouth mean?

Could be a host: Of reasons. Best to consult with a dentist if you haven't been to one recently and exercise very good oral hygiene including brushing your tongue. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why do I have bad taste in mouth after surgery?

Why do I have bad taste in mouth after surgery?

Anesthesia....: ...Some of the chemicals used in anesthesia may cause this, or it could be from dry mouth. If you had inhalation general anesthesia, the gasses may have been chemically bound to the water content in your mouth. This will clear after a while. ...Read more

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What's wrong you have bad taste in mouth, and everything taste bad, that you drink, mouth dry.?

Dehydration?Meds?: Drugs that dehydrate can cause this, not drinking enough h2o can, and medications which cause dry mouth (and their are many), all encourage the growth of bacteria in your mouth which can makes things "not right." also, many patients on antibiotics have a metallic or earthy feel in the mouth, and things taste bad. However, this should last until you finish the course. A zinc defiency does this. ...Read more

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Could bad taste in mouth be sinus related?

Absolutely: While this could be due to several things, sinus disease could be one cause. ...Read more

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Does a cold cause bad breath or bad taste in mouth?

It can: Bacteria and/or viruses associated with colds and upper respiratory illnesses can cause bad breath ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause bad taste in mouth days after drinking?

Can alcohol cause bad taste in mouth days after drinking?

Not directly: since the alcohol would go away in hours not days. BUT alcohol can be associated with many changes:
changes in gut motility/reflux which can lead to bad teeth, food going the wrong way and setting up for infection anywhere in the respiratory tract or gut irritation. ...Read more

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

Im 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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Thirsty (Definition)

Drinking lots of water is usually healthy. However, the urge to drink too much may be the result of a physical or emotional disease. Excessive thirst may be a symptom of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). It can be an important clue in detecting diabetes. Excessive thirst is a fairly common symptom. It is often the reaction to fluid loss during exercise, or ...Read more


Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad taste = unpleasant ...Read more