Bitter mouth

The bitter mouth is a disorder that implies a bad taste in the oral cavity , but does not depend on any food ingested. Infections , trauma, inflammation or some medications can cause this problem.

What are the remedies for bitter mouth?

To eliminate the feeling of bitter mouth in general, it is necessary to intervene on the cause that caused it. In some situations, such as that related to gastroesophageal reflux , it may be sufficient to adapt one’s diet or adopt a healthy lifestyle to reduce its symptoms.

What are the diseases associated with the bitter mouth?

The pathologies associated with the bitter mouth are:

  • gallbladder stones
  • hiatal hernia
  • gastritis
  • gastroesophageal reflux
  • stomach cancer
  • peptic ulcer

It should be noted that this list is not exhaustive, it is therefore advisable to contact your doctor if the symptom persists.

Bitter mouth, when to contact your doctor?

If in a short time (i.e. 2 or 3 days), the bitter mouth sensation does not disappear, you will need to report this ailment to your doctor.

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