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What causes sweet taste in the mouth along with lightheadedness?

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Hi, I have a sweet taste in mouth. Everything I taste is sweet, even a salt and vinegar potato chip or a salty nacho. I have had this symptom for 3 days now. Additionally, I am feeling lightheaded. Are these symptoms related? What could be the underlying causes?
Fri, 11 May 2018 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
 
 
Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 58 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Gastric acid reflux disease

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
All the symptoms mentioned by you are usually associated with gastric acid reflux disease.
You should take an antacid.
Avoid any spicy food and aerated drinks.
Drink plenty of water.
Use hexidine mouthwash.
Take tablet vitamin c once daily
Any further questions are always welcome.
Wishing you a speedy recovery
Take care
Thanks and regards
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