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What does having bad taste signal?

What does having bad taste signal?

Mullet & platforms?: If you mean bad taste in the mouth, can be due to gum disease, dental disease, sinus problems, occasionally gastrointestinal problems. See dds, floss daily, brush teeth and tongue; maybe see ear, nose, throat doc, maybe see GI doc, if oral exam is ok. Sometimes meds can cause bad taste in mouth too. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a bad sense of smell?

Two things: Either your smell nerves have been shot or your flow of air from your nose entry to your smell nerves has been impaired. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have black taste buds?

What does it mean when you have black taste buds?

Black hairy tongue: Your tongue can turn black from a condition called black hairy tongue (sounds weird, huh). It's not really hairy...The taste buds get elongated and become pigmented from bacteria, food, and drinks. No treatment necessary other than clean the tongue with a toothbrush. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you taste bitter?

What does it mean when you taste bitter?

MeansYouNeedABath: Oh, YOU have a bitter taste!Well,your question opens a wonderfully bitter can of worms.Taste is complicated.Bitter is one of the five basic tastes the tongue can distinguish.Dental problems aside,there's medications & foods that can leave a bitter taste.Coffee,tea,some herbs leave residues that stick around until you brush.There's a genetic propensity too.See a doc or dentist if it won't go away ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a bad taste in my mouth mean?

Dental problems: The most common cause of a bad taste is from oral diseases, like gums disease or tooth decay. See a dentist and have a complete examinatinon to find out exactly what is goin on. If it is not dental the the dentist will advise you and refoer you for a medical evaluatin. ...Read more

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What does it mean when everything smells and taste the same ?

What does it mean when everything smells and taste the same
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Sinus problem: Often times this is related to a sinus problem. Significant drainage or congestion can cause smells and tastes to become obscurred....Muted. Rarely this can also be a problem with the brain - seizures, mini-strokes, etc. See your doctor, this can probably be fixed quickly and easily. ...Read more

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My baby breath smells like vinegar. What does this indicate?

My baby breath smells like vinegar. What does this indicate?

Vinegar smell: Check with his/her pediatrician for workup to rule out metabolic/endocrine abnormality, such as diabetes, especially if it runs in the family. ...Read more

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Can the taste of bad breath always necessarily mean that you have bad breath?

Can the taste of bad breath always necessarily mean that you have bad breath?

Usually: Halitosis, or breath odor, can taste bad and smell bad. If you are experiencing this, you can contact your dentist or physician. It may be dental, or related to a medical problem as well. Hang in there! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have egg smelling burps?

What does it mean when you have egg smelling burps?

Reflux?: Likely from reflux unless your gum is so diseased that it emits a rotten odor. Try to eat smaller meals and avoid fatty food and see if this helps. ...Read more

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What does it mean when i taste blood or have a metallic taste in my mouth?

What does it mean when i taste blood  or have a metallic taste in my mouth?

Several reasons: . The tinny, sharp taste can be caused by such things as smoking; an injury to the head, nose or mouth; a nutritional deficiency or even pregnancy. Some people experience a metallic taste in the mouth after taking a multivitamin or other dietary supplement. It can be a symptom of a serious medical condition, most often a metallic taste in the mouth is caused by a dry mouth or harmless situation. ...Read more

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Taste like blood in my burps ? What does this mean?

Taste like blood in my burps ? What does this mean?

Probably blood: Not much else tastes like that! find out why? Nose, esophagus, ulcer? Needs work up. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u have real bad stomach cramps?

What does it mean when u have real bad stomach cramps?

Many Causes: You need to see your md if this occurs for prolonged periods routinely. If it is occasional still many causes but check your diet. ...Read more

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Does a bad taste or smell in my mouth mean infection?

Does a bad taste or smell in my mouth  mean infection?

Way too many reasons: A bad tasteor smell could mean an infection. But it could also mean that you aren't brushing and flossing enough. Also, the bad taste could be coming from your stomach and the foods you eat. Try a thorough cleaning of your mouth, go to a dentist and make sure all is ok...And try watching what you eat for a few days. Oh yeah and cleaning....Brush your tongue too. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have sour tasting phlegm?

What does it mean if you have sour tasting phlegm?

Sour phlegm: Can be a sign of gastric acid reflux. You are young to suspect a lung cancer but that or other lung disease like cystic fibrosis (you are little old for this) are other potential causes. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when all food smells sickly sweet from a complete loss of smell?

What exactly does it mean when all food smells sickly sweet from a complete loss of smell?

Phantosmia: With loss of the sense of smell, you can sometimes have excessively strong sense of odors, but they are somewhat like a release phenomenon. There are also sometimes events like small seizures in the areas of the brain that sense smell, the olfactory lobe. If this is constant, likely the effect of the loss of the sense. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

What does it mean when your burps smell like rotten eggs and you have diaherra.? Answers please!

You need to be seen: By a gastroenterologist. You need to provide a full detailed history, undergo physical examination and may require endoscopy after analysis of stools. This is not necessarily a simple problem that can be diagnosed over the internet. More info is needed along with the ability to examine you. Go soon. Get better. ...Read more

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Why do I always have bad body odor? What does this indicate about my overall health?

Why do I always have bad body odor? What does this indicate about my overall health?

Don't know reason.: It might not say anything about your health but sometimes medical conditions can cause body odor. Trimethylaminuria (TMAU), liver disease, renal disease & diabetes can cause body odor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your cervical mucus smells yeasty and kind of sweet?

What does it mean if your cervical mucus smells yeasty and kind of sweet?

Vaginal discharge: May have yeast infection. May try topical treatment if no improvement get examined. ...Read more