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What causes a bitter taste to linger?

What causes a bitter taste to linger?

Healthy taste buds +: How long is lingering? If it's just minutes or perhaps an hour, you have good healthy taste buds. If it's days or longer, see a dentist and perhaps a physician. Common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth include acid reflux, taking certain medications, poor oral hygiene, or perhaps a sign of an infection that requires immediate treatment. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...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


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White crust and bitter taste in my tongue?

White crust and bitter taste in my tongue?

Medical condition: Usually when there is a change in tongue tasting and abnormal tongue morphology with no reason, there is a need tin seeking for medical help. Sometimes it is because the influence of your food/medication you currenly have or sometimes is from unbalanced hormone or degeneration of sensry nerve, salivary glands or dry mouth condition, and...Etc. Please consult with your physician for answer. ...Read more

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Is a bitter taste added to all sweet, toxic chemicals?

No : Many poisons are alkaloids and taste bitter. However there is no direct correlation between sweetness and toxicity. ...Read more

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I had a bitter taste of mine saliva...What it might be?

Can be many things: Could be a medication side effect, infection from the gums or teeth, gastric reflux or a symptom of some systemic disorder. When was your last dental exam? Last physical? Maybe it's time... ...Read more

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Why does a flucuation of estrogen cause a bitter taste?

Bitter taste: Several doctors on healthtap have addresses this topic. Here is a link to their great answers. https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/fluctuation-in-estrogen-levels-metallic-taste. ...Read more

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How to ease the bitter taste that one experiences during chemo?

Granny Smith apples: Some of my patients try taking a bite of a granny smith apple and this sometimes helps them. Hope this helps. Also eating with plastic utensils can help with the metallic taste. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the bitter taste when taking medication?

Take with food: I assume you are sure that it is the medication that is causing the bitter taste. If it is a medication that can be taken with meals, it may help to hide that bitter taste. Not an easy problem to solve. ...Read more

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What causes bitter taste in the mouth ?

Various reasons : Do you have it all the time or only when you eat certain foods. Food allergies, mineral deficiencies, hormone abnormalities , toxic substances are just some of the reasons you could be having a bitter taste . ...Read more

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Can clarithromyc cause bitter taste?

Yes: Alteration in senses of smell and taste, including what is often described as a metallic taste that lasts the entire time one takes Clarithromycin are potential side effects. ...Read more

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What is causing a bitter taste of the mucus coming from sinus?

What is causing a bitter taste of the mucus coming from sinus?

Post nasal drip: viral, bacterial or allergic response.Please get examined to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more