Bad Taste In Mouth, Strange Smell Or Taste, Thick Saliva Or Mucus And Unusual Taste In Mouth

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Some medicines can literally leave a bad taste in your mouth. But so can some infections like strep throat or a sinus infection. Infections in your mouth, teeth, or gums can do the same. Some foods like garlic or onions are known to leave a bad taste behind as well. And reflux can even give you a bad taste.

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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