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Salty taste in mouth, phlegm, saliva tastes salty. Using inhalers for asthma. Treatment?

I have the taste of salt in my mouth,even my saliva tastes salty, even the phlegm , i have high blood pressure , i sometimes fel very hot, without feeling hot to the touch, then shiver but not like being cold, i m 65yrs old, i also suffer with asthma , the inhalers give me thrush, even though i rinse the inhaler and my mouth after use, can you help and advise mr please
Asked On : Mon, 14 Jan 2013
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Saltish taste is due to oral thrush for that you can use antifungal drops such as Nilstat oral drops 05 ml in each side of the mouth every 06 hourly.
For the phlegm and Acute exacerbation of Asthma you should have a comple range of regeular medicines that include
1. An antibiotic such as Moxifloxacin 400mg once a day for 05 days
2. Leukotriene receptor antagonist such as Montelukast 10 mg twice a day for 07 days
3. An inhaler that contains combination of Bronchodilator such as Salbutamol and Hydrocortisone.

You will be fine

Take care
Good luck
Dr. Azhar Sattar
Answered: Tue, 15 Jan 2013
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