Why Can I Taste Salt in My Mouth?


A salty taste in the mouth is a fairly common condition, which could be caused by several things including dehydration, salivary gland diseases like Sjogren's syndrome, and bacterial infections. It may also be as result sinus infections or nutritional deficiencies. Although it's not always a grave problem, it is advisable to see your doctor if this condition aggravates and persists.
1 Additional Answer
A salty taste in the mouth may be caused by dehydration. This may be either due to excessive loss of fluids through sweating or inadequate intake of fluids. Other causes include side effects of some drugs, salivary gland diseases and post-nasal drainage.
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