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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

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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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 (bismuth subsalicylate) : Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) 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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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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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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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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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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Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

Bitter taste in mouth with implantation?

No: This is absolutely not related to implantation; there are no symptoms with implantation. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth correlated to losing weight?

May be from fasting: Fasting leads to ketones which changes the breath odor and taste. An empty stomach can also allow bile reflux and bile is bitter. ...Read more

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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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Can a bitter taste in the mouth be caused from surgery?

Not the surgery: Often it is the medications you are taking that can do this. Pain medications can sometimes do this. ...Read more

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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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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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Why do I have bitter taste in my mouth and how can I treat it?

Failing crowns?: Have your dentist do a thorough check up to see if you have failing crowns or bridges. ...Read more

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Sir i have bitter taste in mouth from one month. what i can do. my SGPT is 60. ?

Sir i have bitter taste in mouth from one month. what i can do. my SGPT is 60.  ?

Likely unrelated: Some causes for bitter taste: infection in mouth,dry mouth(xerostomia), GERD,medication side effect, liver disorders,metabolic disorders, psychiatric disorders. The elevated SGPT(ALT) is likely unrelated to your bitter taste.Try brushing teeth,tongue,gums,and roof of mouth with toothpaste. Use mouthwash. If it persists see and ENT specialist. > http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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Why do I always have bitter taste in my mouth? I don't have any cancer.

Unclear: There are several causes of such a complaint. They can be anything from dental issues to liver disease. Please check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth and black poop?

Bitter taste in mouth and black poop?

See your doctor: Black, tarry stools (poop) can mean blood in the stool. These symptoms together could mean a bleeding ulcer. See your doctor right away! ...Read more

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Can tonsillitis cause bitter taste in mouth?

Tonsillitis: Yes, it absolutely can. Even more exciting is when you have tonsil calculus or tonsil stones. These are little white pellet-looking things that fill the pits or crypts in your tonsils. Not only will they taste bitter, but they'll give you some pretty foul smelling breath, so you won't be the only one who gets to experience them. If this is a chronic problem, you should get it checked out. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of bitter taste in the mouth?

Find the cause...: 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 to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Could Pepcid (famotidine) cause bitter taste in the mouth?

Could Pepcid (famotidine) cause bitter taste in the mouth?

More likely...: ...you are describing "sourbrash" when stomach contents regurgitate into your mouth. The probable cause is GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) for which I assume you're taking Pepcid (famotidine). Optimizing acid suppression may prove helpful, but persistent symptoms warrant evaluation please. ...Read more

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I have a constant bitter taste in the back of my mouth, what could that be?

I have a constant bitter taste in the back of my mouth, what could that be?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I went vegetarian and now have a bitter taste in my mouth all the time. Help!?

Taste: Lots of causes fro it. Sometimes just not enough fluids or acid reflux from your diet. See your doctor for blood tests to check your thyroid, anemia, b12 etc ...Read more

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Why do I get extremely strong bitter taste in my mouth after I use the eyedrop with chloramphenicol?

Eye Drops Bitter tas: Because the drops a portion of it trickles down to the back of nose and throat throgh naso lacrimal duct just rinse your mouth with a mouth wash it ill go away, but you have to do it every time you use eye drops. ...Read more

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A 50 year old man always feels bitter taste .. Polydipsia due to dryness in his mouth .. Also a thick whitish layer on his tongue ..

A 50 year old man always feels bitter taste ..
Polydipsia due to dryness in his mouth .. Also a thick whitish layer on his tongue ..

Mouth symptoms: Taste disturbances can be caused by medication or vitamin deficiencies. Polydipsia can be caused by many conditions, including diabetes or salivary gland problems including sjogren's syndrome and others. The thick white layer on your tongue is vague and nonspecific. If your symptoms persist, see your physician for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is a very bitter taste in mouth gen. an indication of only dental problems?

Is a very bitter taste in mouth gen. an indication of only dental problems?

A few come to mind: Acid reflux, side effects of medications you are taking, sinus infections, and diet. Periodontal problems can also be a cause, as well as cavities. ...Read more

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What would cause me to not be able to get rid of the bitter taste in my mouth?

What would cause me to not be able to get rid of the bitter taste in my mouth?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...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