Doctors for Bitter Taste in the Mouth in Anand Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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BITTER TASTE IN THE MOUTH
It is an unpleasant taste sensation caused due to various reasons such as a cough, cold, medications, therapies such as radiation therapy. It can also be during the early stages of pregnancy. Depending on the cause of the sense of bad taste, there may be other associated symptoms such as nausea or dry mouth
HOW IS BITTER TASTE IN THE MOUTH DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis for bitter taste in the mouth is done through complete physical examination. Gastroenterologists may order for tests for checking for gastrointestinal infections. You may even need to go for a dental check up for diagnosing gum disease, mouth ulcers, and other tooth related diseases.
HOW IS BITTER TASTE IN THE MOUTH TREATED?
The following steps can be taken to prevent or treat the problem: • Brush teeth and clean tongue at least twice a day. • Drink a lot of water • Regular use of peppermints or breath mints. • If the problem is due to GERD or indigestion, adjust eating time. It is recommended to eat small portions of food several times a day. • Go to dentist for check-up
DID YOU KNOW?
Taste is a complex neurobiological process influenced by many factors, including genes, age, and experience.