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Why do I always have a bad taste in my mouth?

Why do I always have a bad taste in my mouth?

Lot of possibilities: Lot's of possibilities. Decay, gum disease, tonsils, sinus infection, lung problems, stomach problems are the first thing that come to mind. Start with the most likely and see a dentist. ...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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Why do I have a really bad taste in my mouth after I take antibiotics?

Why do I have a really bad taste in my mouth after I take antibiotics?

Bacteria: The oral flora is usually in a state of balance...Taking antibiotics kills certain bacteria, alowing others to step forward (so to speak). When on antibiotics, take probiotics/yogurt to compensate for the disruption in your GI tract, that should help. ...Read more

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Why do I have frequent urination and bad taste in my mouth with no blurry vision or thirst?

Why do I have frequent urination and bad taste in my mouth with no blurry vision or thirst?

Periodontal disease: Gum (periodontal) disease is a common problem. It can be accompanied by foul breath and a foul taste in the mouth...Especially if one breathes through the mouth when asleep. See a dentist for an examination and information about treatment. ...Read more

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Bad taste in my mouth that's been there for days, and i'm not sick or anything. What could be the cause?

Bad taste in my mouth that's been there for days, and i'm not sick or anything. What could be the cause?

Periodontal disease: Gum (periodontal) disease is a common problem. It can be accompanied by foul breath and a foul taste in the mouth...Especially if one breaths through the mouth when asleep. See a dentist for an examination and information about treatment. ...Read more

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I recently had a root canal, since the procedure I have had a bad taste in my mouth. What would cause this?

I recently had a root canal, since the procedure I have had a bad taste in my mouth. What would cause this?

Medication: The medication placed in the root canal chamber between visits does not taste good. It may be leaking out past the temporary filling material. It is quite common and usually subsides after a day or two. ...Read more

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Can my GERD cause a bad taste in my mouth that only I can detect?

Can my GERD cause a bad taste in my mouth that only I can detect?

Sourbrash: Yes, you're likely describing sourbrash, a bitter taste in your mouth due to refluxed material that contains stomach acid. ...Read more

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Lately, after napping during daytime, I get a bad taste in my mouth when waking up. What could cause it?( sympts gas, bloating.)

Lately, after napping during daytime, I get a bad taste in my mouth when waking up. What could cause it?( sympts gas, bloating.)

Bad taste: Sounds like you might be having some esophageal reflux of stomach contents into your esophagus causing the bad taste. You might want to try sleeping/napping with your head elevated slightly - or seeing if using an over the counter antiacid or medication like otc Prilosec might change it. Silent aspiration can become concerning - you might want to mention it to your doctor. ...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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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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Why do I have bad taste in mouth after surgery?

Why do I have bad taste in mouth after surgery?

Anesthesia....: ...Some of the chemicals used in anesthesia may cause this, or it could be from dry mouth. If you had inhalation general anesthesia, the gasses may have been chemically bound to the water content in your mouth. This will clear after a while. ...Read more

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Can mumps cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Yes: Mumps infects the salivary gland in the cheeks, the parotid gland. Salivary infections can cause a bad taste . One general treatment is to suck on lemon drops to increase secretion form the salivary gland to promote clearing of the infection. ...Read more

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Does having surgery cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Does having surgery cause a bad taste in your mouth?

Perhaps: Some of the drugs used for anesthesia can leave a strange taste in the mouth. It should go away. If not, contact the anesthesiologist, your surgeon, or your primary care provider. In the meantime, you could try a mouthwash or lozenges. ...Read more

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Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad taste = unpleasant ...Read more