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What does sour taste in mouth indicate?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Reflux

Sour tastes in the mouth may be "acid brash" or acid contents from the stomach as a result of reflux.
Consider eating smaller meals, not laying down within 2 hours of eating and raising the head of your bed.

In brief: Reflux

Sour tastes in the mouth may be "acid brash" or acid contents from the stomach as a result of reflux.
Consider eating smaller meals, not laying down within 2 hours of eating and raising the head of your bed.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. David Fink
Family Medicine
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In brief: Possibly reflux

A sour taste in the mouth can come from a number of things but it commonly is due to acid reflux into the back of the throat (gerd).
Try antacids, medications like ranitidine or famotidine, or if severe try omeprazole. Avoid overeating, spicy foods, acidic foods, excessive caffeine, eating before bedtime. Lose weight if your overweight. There are other lifestyle changes you can make, see gerd.

In brief: Possibly reflux

A sour taste in the mouth can come from a number of things but it commonly is due to acid reflux into the back of the throat (gerd).
Try antacids, medications like ranitidine or famotidine, or if severe try omeprazole. Avoid overeating, spicy foods, acidic foods, excessive caffeine, eating before bedtime. Lose weight if your overweight. There are other lifestyle changes you can make, see gerd.
Dr. David Fink
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