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What causes a constant minty taste in mouth?

What causes a constant minty taste in mouth?

Meds or diet: The two most common causes for a minty taste is side e ffect of meds or possibly an aftertaste from something in your diet or toothpaste. ...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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Could sarcoidosis cause constant sweet taste in mouth?

Could sarcoidosis cause constant sweet taste in mouth?

Sweet taste: Constant sweet taste in your mouth, is possible if you have taste impairment. It means there’s a problem with your ability to taste. Nasal infection, cold, or flu. Vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency, swollen gums, certain medications you are taking, a side effect of smoking pipes, exposure to some chemicals etc. Sarcoidosis usually causes metallic taste. ...Read more

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What causes a constant metallic taste in mouth?

What causes a constant metallic taste in mouth?

Medications or resto: Both can cause a metallic taste in the mouth. Silver fillings tend to leach out a metallic taste when they encounter acid (juice, bacteria). ...Read more

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I have a constant taste of salt in my mouth what could be the cause?

I have a constant taste of salt in my mouth what could be the cause?

Varies: There can be many causes of abnormal smell from certain medications or vitamins someone takes to disease processes such as sjogrens, thrush, cancers, gingivitis, liver disorders. It is best that one seeks out the care of a physician to evaluate for medical conditions that can affect taste. ...Read more

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What can cause a constant salty taste in mouth? My GP has no answer

What can cause a constant salty taste in mouth? My GP has no answer

Salty taste: For full evaluation I recommend a careful exam of your teeth and gums as well as an examination by an otolayngologist or oral surgeon if there are no dental or gum pathologies. ...Read more

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What things could cause an unpleasant taste in the mouth constantly. No dental problems.

What things could cause an unpleasant taste in the mouth constantly. No dental problems.

Many things: A change of diet, or a change of medication, the commencement of an infection can all produce a change in salivary flow. This is a very common cause of an altered perception of taste in the mouth. 60% of the commonly prescribed medications have the effect of decreasing the amount of saliva produced. I recommend that you see your dentist and have them do a review for you. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a constant taste of salt in my mouth I can't determine the cause of it?

Please help! I have a constant taste of salt in my mouth I can't determine the cause of it?

Salt in the diet: The most likely reason for the constant taste of salt in your mouth is due to too much salt in you diet. Too much of any mineral will be expressed by any means possible including through the salivary glands. ...Read more

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Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Constant sour taste in mouth- worse after eating. Cause?

Reflux: Sounds like gastroesophageal reflux: see your gastroenterologist for endoscopy.! try antacids. H2blockers eyc ...Read more

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What are common causes of acid taste in mouth and constant coating on tongue?

What are common causes of acid taste in mouth and constant coating on tongue?

Many: Acid reflux, gerd, poor oral hygiene are just a few of the possibilities. If you have any gastrointestinal problems see your physician. For your dental problems, see a dentist. Brush and floss after every meal and spend at least 2 minutes each time. Use listerine or prohealth mouth rinse and also get a tongue scraper which should be used once a day. ...Read more

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Constant sweet taste in mouth & white coating on my tongue. What could cause this? How can I treat it?

Constant sweet taste in mouth & white coating on my tongue. What could cause this? How can I treat it?

Oral hygiene: Good oral hygiene can eliminate most breath problems. Brush, floss, and clean your tongue. See your dentist regularly. If improving you oral, hygiene does. To help the. See your primary care doctor about systemic or metabolic problems. ...Read more

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What can cause an icky bile taste in mouth? I have not vomited bile recently and it is constantly there.

What can cause an icky bile taste in mouth? I have not vomited bile recently and it is constantly there.

Reflux esophagitis: You may be experiencing reflux containing bile acids which have accumulated in your upper GI tract. This should be looked into by a GI doctor, assuming that you have no dental or sinus disease that may be producing this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Extreme nausea/constant bad taste in mouth 3 days. Possible cause and relief? Tried crackers, gatorade, bananas, jello. Still feel terrible. Help

Extreme nausea/constant bad taste in mouth 3 days. Possible cause and relief? Tried crackers, gatorade, bananas, jello. Still feel terrible. Help

Possibilities: First, the nausea and intraoral bad taste may or may not be causatively related. Bad taste is usually related to chronic periodontal disease, a gram negative anaerobic rod bacterial infection, or reflux. Carbohydrates can literally feed into this disease, drink water. Nausea can be from dizziness, migraine, fainting, GI upset, food poisoning, viral or ear infection, pregnancy, motion sickness ...Read more

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I am taking 100 mg of Vistaril (hydroxyzine) for sleep. I have a constant salty taste in my mouth. Could this be caused by the Vistaril (hydroxyzine)? Thank you.

I am taking 100 mg of Vistaril (hydroxyzine) for sleep. I have a constant salty taste in my mouth. Could this be caused by the Vistaril (hydroxyzine)? Thank you.

May be: Hydroxyzine (vistaril) can cause dry mouth and may be bitter taste, whether it would cause a salty taste or not depends on other factors, as other meds you are on, dentures, etc. You can hold for few days if you can, and see for yourself, best wishes ...Read more

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For months I have constant throat phelgm; mild but there for sure. Also, my mouth tastes v v bad from phelgm when I wake up. What could be the cause?

For months I have constant throat phelgm; mild but there for sure. Also, my mouth tastes v v bad from phelgm when I wake up. What could be the cause?

Allergy: You may also consider evaluation for seasonal and environmental allergies, and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) which is sometiems called acid reflux. All of those have been known to contribute to excess phlegm in the throat. ...Read more

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Diplopia:-mri brain isch chngs & infarcts. Now thirsty esp at night & constant salty taste in mouth. Could mini stroke be cause or what else?

Diplopia:-mri brain isch chngs & infarcts. Now thirsty esp at night & constant salty taste in mouth. Could mini stroke be cause or what else?

Yes, no, maybe so: "mri brain isch chngs & infarcts" isn't specific enough. The isch chngs & infarcts can't be just anywhere. Diplopia from strokes tends to improve at least partly; is yours? As for thirsty esp at night & constant salty taste in mouth: Strokes don't cause that. My guess is it's a med side effect, maybe the bisoprolol. Avoid "ministroke"; the term is so poorly defined it's essentially meaningless. ...Read more

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What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. It is very common condition in pregnancy and will be solved soon. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of acidic mouth taste?

Reflux: People wake up with bitter or sour taste in the mouth if they have gerd. Sometimes the reflux can happen even at upright position and the acid becomes gas and can be tasted and inhaled.. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

Reflux: Most commonly this is caused by acid reflux. You can try an over the counter antacid to see if your symptoms improve. Medications can also cause a metallic taste in your mouth, so if you have started any new medications lately I would discuss them with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Hello, please what can be be cause of a persistent metallic or ironic taste in the mouth?

Need to see doctor: A persistent metallic taste can be due to a toxin (such as lead or copper) that can be checked with a blood test. In addition, some infections an cause taste abnormalities. In any case, you need to see your physician and find out the correct answer. ...Read more

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What causes a constantly dry mouth?

What causes a constantly dry mouth?

Medications: Prilosec, antihistamines, dramamine, antipsychotic medications, blood pressure meds like lopresor, antidepressants like elavil, , brochodilators like compazine, (prochlorperazine) diuretics like Dyazide and lasix. Certain diseases can cause dry mouth. Radiation or chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What can cause a sweet taste in your mouth?

What can cause a sweet taste in your mouth?

There are many: Possibilities. Metabolic disorders such a diabetes is one, as are various neurological conditions. Please visit your doc and you will get the answer, help, and peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Smoking?: Most common is chronic damage to nerves of the nose and tongue from toxic exposure. Your complaints are very common for smokers or those who use asthma inhalers too much. Heavy metal toxicity can cause these symptoms. Lead, mercury and arsenic exposure can cause this. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

? infections: Sometimes viral or bacterial infections, such as sinus disease may cause taste issues to occur. Other vague conditions such as simple allergies can sometimes affect your taste. If the problem persists, see a dr. For an eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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BO smells like onion? Mouth taste of onion, what causes this?

BO smells like onion? Mouth taste of onion, what causes this?

Body smell: Body smell is unique to an individual.
Varies in health ans in disease. Such as in Keto-Acidosis, after heavy smoking, alcohol intake, etc.
Body odor does not come from sweat itself because sweat is odorless. Your body produces two types of sweat: the eccrine sweat and apocrine sweat. The eccrine sweat represents a clear sweat, consisting mostly of water that does not smell and plays an important role in regulating our body temperature. The apocrine sweat that is produced by the glands is thicker and is located mainly near hair follicles, on the groin area, in the armpits and on the scalp. When bacteria contacts with apocrine sweat on the surface of the skin, the release of chemicals produces your body odor.
Women
A curious study conducted by researchers at Firmenich, a company in Geneva revealed that women's body odor contained high levels of sulphur compound, which together with bacteria, feeding on sweat, produces chemical compound thiol that has a smell of onion. According to their findings, men's sweat was found to contain high levels of fatty acid, which when mixed with bacteria from the underarm, produces the smell, resembling cheese. ...Read more

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What causes a funny taste in mouth all the time and wheezy at night. .

Reflux: Many things can cause this, but the symptoms you describe, could easily be explained by gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). The acid in your stomach may be allowed to climb your esophagus (feeding tube), when you lie flat. It could irritate your wind pipe. See your physician for an examination and possible treatment options. Call 911 if develop shortness of breath. ...Read more