How To Get Rid Of Bleach Taste In Mouth after Cleaning or Swimming

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Swimming in chlorine pools, or cleaning with bleach products might cause a bleach aftertaste in your mouth; not a pleasant taste I know because I have been a victim of this, haha.

How To Get Rid Of Bleach Taste In Mouth after Cleaning or Swimming

Here is how to get rid of the bleach taste in your mouth:

  • Swish fresh water in your mouth and spit it out.
  • Drink fresh citric food. Orange juice works wonders for me. Optionally, try vinegar, if you’re brave enough for it.
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Chlorine is very basic on the pH scale and acidic drinks usually help balance it out.

  • Drink more water so any bleach that made its way into your stomach gets diluted. This lessens any stomach lining irritation that might want to occur.

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What does it mean if You Taste Bleach?

  • Your water may contain chlorine. To get rid of this, boil your water or sit it in the fridge to get rid of the chlorine smell.
  • You may be suffering from gum inflammation or tooth infection.
  • Your nose may have become sensitive to the smell of chlorine from subsequent exposure in swimming pools and in cleaning agents.
  • Smelling something that isn’t there may be a type of cranial nerve hallucination called phantosmia.

Can Bleach Affect Your Taste?

The prolonged use of bleach many times in a week in an unventilated area, such as a small bathroom can cause a toxic smells to affect the delicate lining and sensory cells in your nose.

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In other words, too much cleaning can affect your sense of smell if you use strong household cleaners.

How To Get Rid Of Bleach Taste In Mouth

What Smells Like Bleach in House?

  • Poisonous gas.
  • Tap water
  • Cleaning agents
  • Cloths
  • Chemicals
  • Bleach

How do You Get Rid Of The Bleach Smell And Taste?

Once bleach odour begins to build up in your space, open all windows and allow fresh air or even better – create cross-ventilation by opening more windows to get rid of the bleach smell.

The smell should be completely gone in a few hours. You should turn on the fan too.

How do I Get the Bleach Smell Out of My Mouth and Nose?

If you can manage the smell and taste of vinegar, you should use it to get rid of unpleasant and harsh odors such as bleach.

What Happens If You Get A Little Bleach in Your Mouth?

You might experience the following:

  • Stomach upset
  • Vomiting,
  • Mouth and throat irritation
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How to Get Rid of Bleach Taste in Water?

To get rid of the bleach flavour, you can try adding lemon to the water and storing the water in the refrigerator.

What Can I Put on My Hands to Get Rid of Bleach Smell?

Wash with warm water and soap

Squeeze lemon juice on your palms and hand. Leave in for 10 minutes then rinse with bleach-free water.

How Can I Get Rid of The Bleach Smell in My Room?

  • Open the windows
  • Use an air freshener
  • AVOID spraying the bleach product in the air. You can pour it in small amounts on a towel or a sponge.

How Do You Get The Taste Of Chlorine Out Of Your Mouth?

To remove the taste of chlorine from your water, you can boil it for 15-20 minutes, then store it in a clean container in the refrigerator. Eliminating chlorine from tap water can be done with filters.

Author: Howard S. Baldwin

My name is Howard S. Baldwin. I am a work-at-home dad to three lovely girls, Jane + Hannah + Beauty. I have been blogging for the last 3 years. I worked for other Home and Lifetsyle blogs, did hundreds of product reviews and buyers’ guides. Prior to that, I was a staff accountant at a big accounting firm. Needless to say, researching and numbers are my passion. My goal is to be an informative source for any topic that relates to DIY life and homemaking.

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