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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Dental and Oral Health Center
salt in my mouth
i am suffering from a very salty taste in my mouth that has stopped me eating and have lost at least 10lbs in weight over 8 days . how can i get rid of this
Thank you for visiting NetWellness. From your description, it sounds like you may have a condition called 'Burning Mouth Syndrome'. For more information please refer to the NetWellness article on Burning Mouth Syndrome and to the previously answered question linked below. If an oral and maxillofacial pathologist is available, he/she would be good choice for an evaluation and any additional recommendations regarding management.
NetWellness may also have some general information available that you can access through our search feature. Feel free to write back if you still have questions or need an explanation.
John R Kalmar, DMD, PhD
Clinical Professor of Pathology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University