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PattyPan
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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 3/22/2010 1:22 PM (GMT -6)   
I have had GERD for a long time and every so often I get this horrible bitter taste in my mouth & throat.  It is very intense and lasts a long time.  I don't know what the cause is.  I swallow constantly when this happens and eat tums.  It finally goes away.  I have had this several times in the last few days.  Just wondering if anyone has this strange malady.  Thanks for any response.
Pat

couchtater
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Date Joined Jul 2009
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   Posted 3/22/2010 2:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome,

It sounds like acid is coming up into your mouth.
You need to see a GI for an evaluation and medication.

Joy

Alcie
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Date Joined Oct 2009
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   Posted 3/22/2010 2:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Acid is often described as sour, while bile is bitter, so could be gallbladder too. Get a physician to evaluate.

In any case sounds like you are refluxing something. Keep a food log to see if you can identify food triggers for the reflux.
Alcie
 
 

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