Bad Taste In Mouth And White Patches On Tongue

Reviewed on 4/18/2022

A bad taste in the mouth can be a result of dry mouth or may be a reaction to certain medications. White patches on the tongue can be a sign of irritation or fungal infection. It is important not to stop taking any prescribed medications without the advice of your doctor. Discuss any worrisome symptoms with a health care provider to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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