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What can cause bad taste in back of throat - post wisdom teeth?

What can cause bad taste in back of throat - post wisdom teeth?

Bad taste: Without knowing the taste description, it is harder to be specific. However, any strange taste often suggests infection. Especially after a tooth was removed and if you suddenly notice a strange taste or drainage in throat, please see your oral surgeon/dentist to rule out infection, as it is easier to treat it sooner than later. The bad taste may come from surgical dressing in the socket, possibly. ...Read more

Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bad taste when he is not eating or drinking bad-tasting foods. A bad 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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Bad taste in back of throat - post wisdom teeth. What can I do?

Bad taste in back of throat - post wisdom teeth. What can I do?

See your dentist: To determine if it's dental in origin. If not, your dentist will probably refer you to your physician. Unfortunately, what you describe requires a one on one clinical examination to determine the cause. Merely giving you a list of possibilities would serve no purpose. ...Read more

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I have a bad taste in the back of my throat and I have the chills. Whats wrong with me?

I have a bad taste in the back of my throat and I have the chills. Whats wrong with me?

See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this on the internet. Need more history and physical exam. You may have a sinus infection with post-nasal drip creating the sore throat and bad taste. This is common with sinusitis. But the best way to deal with this is to get a doctor to see you. ...Read more

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Hi i have a bad taste at the back of my throat everytime I cough and it hurts my chest to?

Hi i have a bad taste at the back of my throat everytime I cough and it hurts my chest to?

Infection: Sounds like you may have sinusitis or bronchitis, which can cause nasty tasting mucus, as can strep throat. See a doctor in the next few days. ...Read more

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What can cause a bad taste in my mouth and why is it making my throat sore?

Acid Reflux ?: Just a guess. See your dentist and physician for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had a dry burning sensation in the back of my throat, but now I have thick green and brown mucus in throat, still dry, bad taste, yellow tint tounge?

I had a dry burning sensation in the back of my throat, but now I have thick green and brown mucus in throat, still dry, bad taste, yellow tint tounge?

Run-of-the-Mill: Sounds like you have what i just got over. No biggie. You need more fluids and brush your teeth and tongue twice a day. You may develop other symptoms too, like a cough and headache but it should all blow over in a week or so. Over the counter cold and cough meds should help. If getting progressively worse, however, then you may want to see a doctor, especially if a high fever develops. ...Read more

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I have mucus drainage that has a bad taste in the back of my throat and am now getting a sore throat. Do you know why this could possibly be?

I have mucus drainage that has a bad taste in the back of my throat and am now getting a sore throat. Do you know why this could possibly be?

See below: Bad-tasting mucus drainage might come from infected sinuses (do u have any pain or pressure over sinus areas?), throat infection, dental abscess. Any fever? If u have any tooth decay, see dentist. Otherwise, see pcp if fever &/or sinus pain/pressure. May be viral in origin in which case antibiotics are useless but doc can test for strep, which responds to antibiotics. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more