Bad Taste In Mouth, Coated Or Furry Tongue, Decreased Taste And Dry Mouth

Reviewed on 10/9/2020

A number of conditions can cause problem in the mouth that affect sense of taste and the appearance of the tongue. Examples include dehydration, sinus infections, and side effects or reactions to medications. If you are experiencing changes in taste sensation or any troublesome symptoms, be sure to check in with your doctor 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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