Harvard Men's Health Watch

Why do I have a salty taste in my mouth?

On call Q. Iíve had a salty taste in my mouth for the past few months. Is there anything I can do about it? A. The salty taste could be due to your taste buds becoming more salt sensitive (often a medication side effect), or a higher concentration of salt in your saliva, which can happen if you get dehydrated. Other causes of a salty taste could include excessive…

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