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I have a puss like taste in my mouth. Any idea on what this would be ?

I keep getting this taste in my mouth like puss is leaking in my throat I just feel the need to spit all the time because I dont know if it s puss or not. It s been going on for maybe 4 days now and to keep this taste away I would have to either eat something like food or throw a piece of gum in my mouth. I remember when I had a bad wisdom tooth I had puss coming out, but that tooth was removed. Do you have any idea on what this would be?
Asked On : Mon, 3 Oct 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
5 reasons :
1. pyorrhea>> in which calculus is deposited on teeth and gums and this leads to periodontal abscess and pus and bad breath(most common)
2. tonsils
3. chronic common cold and blocked sinus
4. uncleaned tongue leads to bad breath
5. Constipation leads to bad breath
Answered: Wed, 28 Dec 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,Jania,
Thanks for query,
It seems that you might have peri apicle abscess,heavy tarterd teeth,decayed teeth.
You might have septic tonsils,apthous ulcers.
Do listerine gargles.
Consult dentist and get examined clinically.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 3 Oct 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome.This bad taste in your mouth can be because of post nasal drip.You may be having sinusitis.Get yourself clinically inspected by an ENT specialist.Good luck.
Answered: Mon, 3 Oct 2011
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Dentist, Endodontics Dr. Manisha Rao's  Response
Hi, please go for a complete oral and throat examination. you may have a jaw bone infection that leads to oozing of pus from the gums, or your tonsils may be infected. Please start using Betadine gargles for temporary relief. Specific treatment after a correct diagnosis is a must to resove the problem. Take care!
Answered: Sun, 9 Oct 2011
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