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Why Do I Have A Bitter Taste In My Mouth
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
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
Failing crowns?: Have your dentist do a thorough check up to see if you have failing crowns or bridges. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I have pain in right rib cage area and and an intermittant bitter taste in my mouth. My gallbladder imaging was normal. What could cause this?
I have bitter taste in my mouth for a week now. I don't take any medications , feel well, have good health. Teeth great . I don't that've this taste while i eat. Only between the meals. When i wake up i don't have it either. Why do I have it ?
Possible GI/stomach?: If you have been to the dentist and eliminated the possibility of the bitter taste being a dental or gum related issue, go to your doctor and have a possible GI problem evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I feel bitter taste in my mouth for 2 weeks, i take prevacid because i had a gerd..What do I have it?
More GERD: The most likely cause of bitter taste is acid reflux. The Prevacid may not be working as well. You could try switching to prilosec. If that doesn't help in few weeks, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
When I eat I have a feeling the food is undigested.My tummy feels uncomfortable.Also my mouth feels dry with a bitter taste.What can cause this?
High acid in stomach: TUMS helps, Zantac or Pepcid helps. Avoid spicy food, tomato based products, caffeine, chocolate, alcohol, vinegar, citrus. These can all irritate. Prilosec, Nexium are most effective meds, but take longer to kick in ...Read more
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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