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Why Do I Have A Bitter Taste In My Mouth
See your doctor: 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
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
Side effect? : Antibiotics, antifungals, thyroid meds, high blood pressure meds and lithium are known for creating metallic taste in mouth. Contact your pharmacist or doctor. If you are being treated for periodontal disease as using Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) try drinking orange juice. If it continues see you doctor to rule out illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple causes: A metallic taste in your mouth can be indicative of blood, certain antibiotics, reflux, or a number of other things. Associated symptoms would make a big difference on the next steps in evaluation and treatment. The bottom line, go see your doctor for evaluation, especially if this is persisting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medication?: Often medications along with acidic saliva can create a metallic taste. If you're taking a medication, try rinsing your mouth first with warm water with 1teaspoon baking soda mixed in. This rinse will neutralize acid mouth and could reduce or eliminate the metallic taste. If you have silver/mercury fillings, same thing can occur. Try the rinse. If not successful, see your physician. ...Read more
a metalic taste can: Indicate blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
Chronic gingivitis : Most likely is a chronic gingivitis or periodontists due to a bacterial inflammation of the gums. There is a possibility that during the night you are bruxing (clenching) your teeth and over using the mastication muscles, common cause for tension type headache located over your forehead. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Grinding/gingivitis : You may be grinding your teeth, or just clenching hard. If you have metallic restorations, you may be wearing them. Try an under armour mouth piece. Also you may have gum problems. See your dentist. ...Read more
Bitter taste: There are many possibilities. Perhaps you are having a post nasal drip that accumulates during the night on your tongue. You may be having acid reflux that brings up small amounts of stomach content to throat and tongue. May be toothpaste, dental work, smoking, medications, drugs . If this continues without finding the cause then consult your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a metallic taste in my mouth. No matter what I drink, I have a metallic taste. I just had a sip of water and that tasted metallic.
Not sure: If you have some periodontal(gum) issues(do you floss properly ; regularly?) you might have some gingivel bleeding upon exertion which can create a metallic taste. If you have not had a periodontal charting done in past year it would be a good idea to have a perio exam to rule out this as a cause of your problem. ...Read more
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