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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello i just had a session but my last question was not answerd
Doctor :  
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was your last question about metallic taste in mouth?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
the mettallic taste in the mouth is due to
Doctor :   the acid that is produced by the stomach which has pH of less than 5
Doctor :  
which comes into the mouth and reacts with the enamel of the teeth and also the mucosa of the tongue which has iron in it
User :   ok
User :   any remedies until the doctors
Doctor :  
so that gives the metallic taste due to periodontitis.
User :   would that be every day
Doctor :  
so acid reflux can cause periodontitis or oxidation of iron in the mouth
Doctor :  
thi scan be releived by
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two things
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one is mouthwash with clove oil or hydrogen peroxide
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since clove oil can cause more acidity, you can use only hydrogen peroxide
User :   you can drink peroxide?
Doctor :   no
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you need to swill in the mouth and spit it out
User :   ok
Doctor :  
dilute hydrogen peroxide in 1:2 ratio
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1 being hydrogen peroxide and with double the amount of water
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   so preliminary ( not in stone MAY BE GERD?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
yes GERd can cause the symptoms and the metallic taste in mouth
User :   ok thank you
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