Bad Taste In Mouth, Decreased Appetite, Dry Mouth And Grooved Tongue

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

A grooved tongue can be present in normal healthy people and is often referred to as a fissured tongue. A dry mouth may be related to dehydration or dry mouth syndrome. A bad taste in the mouth can be due to gastroesophageal reflux or could be a side effect of certain medications. It is important not to stop taking any prescribed medications without the advice of a doctor. Discuss any worrisome symptoms with a health care provider.

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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