I am from the UK,
I have had a strange salty taste in my mouth for the past week, my lips also taste salty and excess saliva, i thought it seemed to be from the tip of my tongue but not sure.ive never had it before and after reading the threads on this subject i im trying to narrow down what could be causing it.
I smoke and drink 2 to 3 coffees a day,but not affected me before, i have IBS which i take a healthy bacteria supplement for,
i have changed to a whitening toothpaste recently which seems to be a factor with some people,
i have a tooth that broke recently and have made an appoinment with my dentist, it is a little jagged at the edge and i do find that my tongue constantky probes at it, i thought this may have damaged the tastebuds at the tip of it,maybe that is cause,
i had a very dry mouth when waking in the morning for a while which has now gone.
So what has started as a slight annoyance is starting to really irritate me.
annoying and you may not enjoy your food. All most all people suffering from
this problem are ignorant about its causes as well as remedies.
There are a few possible explanations for this problem. Dehydration is often
considered one of the most common reasons for the occurrence of saltiness
in the mouth. Dehydration is caused as a result of inadequate intake of water,
parching the body. Apart from this, dehydration can be caused by excessive
ingestion of alcohol. Also, it may be due to high-dose of anti-thyroid drugs and
chemotherapy medicines, leading to dehydration and saltiness in mouth.
here it is another one who suffered the very same problem for the last two weeks and until yesterday. I started like you all having a salty taste in my mouth, I felt the salty taste to come from my left side saliva gland. A few days later I had my tongue and lips very bad, due to the salt, so I think this is not a feeling, I am nearly 100% sure that my saliva was salty. I quickly began to search the internet and few results were found in Spain, so I tried abroad, and I found this amazing forum. I began to read from the beggining and could not stop reading every single post till I finished (next day) the whole thread. I have GERD, and I have allergy to pollen too. I was amazed with having so many things in common all people who suffered this thing. I inmediatly stopped smoking, drinking 3 litres of water per day, stopped having the pills for allergy, etc... None of these seemed to work. I had also read that many of you had also been using whitening baking soda toothpaste, but I didn't care of it becouse I was sure enough that I wasn't using a toothpaste like this. Well, on Monday night, while toothbrushing, I realised that I was using a toothpaste called AIM WHITENING BAKING SODA. I couldn't believe what my eyes were seeing!!!! The day before this my colgate toothpaste was finished and I replaced it with a toothpaste that I bought on my travel to New York.
Well, after that, I haven't used anymore that toothpaste and the problem has gone gradually day by day. Today, I can say that i don't have any salted taste in my mouth.
That would not have been like this without the help of this forum... so thank you everybody who posted and in special to those that took relevant conclusions about the causes of this annoying thing.
I think that the use of this toothpaste, and the fact to have GERD, allergies, ulcers, etc... may be the answer to the problem. I hope one day any doctor/scientific discovers the real root cause, but probably that whitening toothpaste has some components that are not good for some people like us.
I hope you all have the salty taste solved soon...
My salty mouth problem started about 3 months ago, and it gradually subsided about a week ago. Three weeks ago I stopped taking fish oil, calcium, and stopped using an alcohol-based mouth wash (full strength). I suspect the problem was the mouth wash because the label directs me to dilute it, but taking a swig of it from the bottle is too easy; I swished it around in my mouth for about 30 seconds, then spit it out without rinsing my mouth with water, before retiring.
I am going to resume taking the fish oil next week and will wait a couple of weeks, then will resume the calcium.
I started using the mouth wash after hearing that it would improve the early morning mouth odor, but I will not start using it again.
No one in this thread mentioned mouth wash, so maybe my condition is unique. Good luck to all of you.
This IS FOR EVERYONE WITH THIS PROBLEM!!! I have had this whole salty taste thing for about a month now, i have done extensive research on the subject, THE MOST COMMON thing in this thread is that ALMOST EVERYONE has GERD or some type of stomach problem, well, I want to tell everyone here a true success story, NOT ONLY DID IT ELIMINATE MY SALTY TASTE, BUT MY STOMACH IS HEALED!! I Have been diagnosed with I.B.S., Gerd, AND stomach ulcers. Well, after hours and hours of research, i discovered i had Helicobator Pylori!!!! PEOPLE, This is a VICIOUS Bacteria, it has caused me problems now, I Believe anyway, For 6+ Years. I Am An avid fisherman, and if you are too, or if you spend alot of time out camping and stuff, I WOULD GO GET TESTED FOR THIS!!! I have been miserable for 6 years taking this and that to help acid reflux, and to help my I.B.S. And come to find out, I Started taking the natural cure that KILLS helicobator Pylori, It is a VERY RARE Honey that comes from New Zeland, It is called RAW MANUKA HONEY, I Have Been off my other meds and taking 1 tbsp 3 times a day for 3 days now, well this is day 3 as i said, and the salty taste is gone! My stomach hasnt been hurting, my appetite has increased by about 50 PERCENT, My stool is more "solid" And i havent felt this good in, well, PROBABLY 6 YEARS!!! THANKS TO EVERYONE IN THIS POST, NOT SURE IF THIS IS EVERYONES PROBLEM, BUT GIVE IT A SHOT, THE HONEY WAS ONLY LIKE $20, MUCH CHEAPER THAN A or Multiple doctor(s) visit. :D
Finally, I went to my neurologist and she is considering cerebral spinal fluid leak and is having MRI brain scans done this week. I've also been to an allergist, and we're working that end as well. I've had blood drawn and will have a full set of skin tests in two weeks.
I've read everything from the very beginning of these threads. I've taken notes and will get this extra information to my doctors.
I'm so sorry that you all are suffering, but thank God, I'm not alone.
I'm from Russia, Moscow
The same problem, I think it's because of immigrants, they bring to us all new virusess
Last night I tried a spoon of Raw Manuka Honey, and again this morning. I have already got 50% of my taste back!
I'll let you know as soon as I know more
This seemed to have started a few days after a visit to my Dentist for a 6 month cleaning. Anyone else have this happen after a Dentist visit?
Have any treatments helped any of you?
Good news! My salty mouth seems to be going away! But something you wrote piqued my interest: I am taking amphetamines for narcolepsy and they make my mouth very dry. But I actually think mine was/is a fungus problem. I started eating yogurt and that's when the saltyness started going away. Try yogurt and let me know how it goes.