Doctors for Bitter Taste in the Mouth in Gopankoppa, Hubli-Dharwad
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BITTER TASTE IN THE MOUTH
Bitter tastes in mouth are unpleasant taste sensations ranging from metallic to salty or bitter. They are described as foul or rancid. It may be caused by alcohol or tobacco consumption, food, indigestion, poor dental hygiene or by the bacteria causing bad breath.
HOW IS BITTER TASTE IN THE MOUTH DIAGNOSED?
There are many possible causes for metallic, bitter or sour tastes in your mouth including particular medications, allergies, vitamin deficiencies and diseases like diabetes and hyperparathyroidism. However, it's quite possible that the metallic taste in your mouth is caused by the same bacteria that cause bad breath.
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?
Eating small but frequent meals can help suppress bitter taste in mouth