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Dr. Oscar Novick
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When bitter taste is gone after taking grade 2 esophagitis treatment,if feel bitter taste in mouth means esophagitis is not healed yet,how to test?

When bitter taste is gone after taking grade 2 esophagitis treatment,if feel bitter taste in mouth means esophagitis is not healed yet,how to test?

Taste test: the bitter taste in your mouth is an indication that you still have esophagitis. See a gastroenterologist He may want to do an esophagram or take a biopsy to see if your condition is still present ...Read more

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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


Dr. Michael Turner
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Can taking pepto bismol for almost a week leave a bitter taste in your mouth?

Can taking pepto  bismol for almost a week leave a bitter taste in your mouth?

Pepto Bismol : Pepto bismol contains Bismuth Subsalicylate and is useful as an over the counter medication for treating heartburn, indigestion, diarrhea, and other temporary discomforts of the stomach and gastrointestinal tract. Bismuth subsalicylate is a highly insoluble salt of trivalent bismuth and salicylic acid. We do not fully understand all the interactions although ‘bitter taste’ is commonly reported. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth?

Common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth?

Bitter taste from...: Common causes of a bitter taste in the mouth include acid reflux, taking certain medications or even poor oral hygiene. Your sense of taste can also be impaired or distorted permanently from long-term smoking. Finally, a sudden bitter taste in the mouth can be a sign of an infection or other condition that requires immediate treatment. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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I got so shocked that a sudden bitter taste came into my mouth. Is this normal?

I got so shocked that a sudden bitter taste came into my mouth. Is this normal?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Gibrham Rodriguez
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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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Dr. Debi Williams
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Why I have bitter taste in my mouth especially in the morning?

A few causes : Bitter taste in your mouth can come from dental cavities or gum disease. It may also come from acid reflux from your stomach or sinus drainage down your throat. If it continues longer than 2 weeks consider seeing your doctor and dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Stelmach
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Over a month ago i had this bitter taste in my mouth that lasted for several weeks. It finally went away. Now it is back again. What to do?

Over a month ago i had this bitter taste in my mouth that lasted for several weeks.  It finally went away. Now it is back again. What to do?

See your dentist: It sounds like one of your dental restorations is leaking. If you have a crown / cap and it has come loose you will experience intermittent bad tastes. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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There is a sudden bitter taste in my mouth, what's causing it?

There is a sudden bitter taste in my mouth, what's causing it?

Symptom not disease: Whether dietary, due to drugs or a physical condition, a metal taste is a the main reason for a metal taste is something in your system that is reacting with your body chemistry to produce a metal taste. A metallic taste in the mouth, or dysgeusia, is a common side effect of a wide variety of medical treatments and medications, and is sometimes a symptom of a medical condition. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
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What could be the cause of an unpleasant, bitter taste in my mouth?

Dysgeusia: Dysgeusia is the medical term for an impaired sense of taste. It can result in unpleasant taste sensations ranging from metallic to salty or bitter. The bad taste may also be described as foul or rancid. The severity of the bad taste varies among affected individuals. Dysgeusia can be caused by infections, inflammation, injury, or environmental factors. ...Read more

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Dr. Irv Loh
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Can high cholestrol cause bitter taste of the mouth?

Can high cholestrol cause bitter taste of the mouth?

Not likely: I would look to the treatment (medication or even dietary) of the high cholesterol to be the cause. A neurologist may be consulted, too. ...Read more

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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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