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almonds and a metallic taste in my mouth

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bender
34 years experience Dentistry
Metallic taste: Many times this taste is a result of gingival bleeding. If your gums are red, swollen and /or bleeding, this would explain the taste. As was mentioned ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Meds?: Some meds, particularly biaxin, (clarithromycin) can cause a metallic taste. Using an acidic juice like orange or lemon juice will fix it.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Could be many things: Broken filling, GI issue, reflux, result of drug therapy. Start by seeing your dentist and if all is okay see your md/ent/gi specialist.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Dysguesia: That's the technical term- "weird", "off", "metallic", other descriptors have been used. Most likely, the offending antibiotic is Flagyl (generic: met ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
44 years experience Dentistry
Medication usually: Have you had any changes in your medication? Usually bad tastes are systemic in nature and due to medication.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacek Jodelka
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Medications?: This sounds like a medication side effect. Having you started any new medications or antibiotics?
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
See Oral Surgeon : This may actually be a stomach condition so if OMFS doesn't find anything, see your physician.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Not enough info: There could be so many reasons for this. It could be a dental infection, dental decay, various medical conditions, a side effect of prescription drug ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Lebowitz
32 years experience Dentistry
Metal taste: Allergies can cause a post nasal drip that can result in a funny taste in your mouth but the metal taste and sore tongue sounds like a possible side e ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Tongue piercing: a metallic taste may be the result of an infectious. How often do you clean the area? See a dentist ASAP and get this checked. Better yet take the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
A few causes : Bitter taste in your mouth can come from dental cavities or gum disease. It may also come from acid reflux from your stomach or sinus drainage down y ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not certain: Could be infection, or even a neurological issue. It would be best to discuss this with your physician
A female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post nasal drainage?: These symptoms of tasting blood and mucus when swallowing and bad breath can be caused by a viral infection of the throat (pharyngitis). They can also ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
See PCP: More information about your general health is necessary to diagnose your problem(s). Please see your physician.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
36 years experience Dentistry
Dry taste: Yes, this is one frequent reason for "dry" taste.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Smoking?: Most common is chronic damage to nerves of the nose and tongue from toxic exposure. Your complaints are very common for smokers or those who use asth ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Metallic Taste: Read this===>http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/86757-causes-metal-taste-mouth/. Are you taking any medications or dietary supplements? Did all these t ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
45 years experience Dentistry
Pus: Pus tastes metallic. Check for and infection in the gums, teeth, tonsils, or sinuses.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
33 years experience Dentistry
Medications,illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long!
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A member asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Taken : Taken from the mayo clinic web site: taste changes are rarely a sign of a serious underlying problem. However, they are annoying and can impair your e ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Reflux?: Reflux is so common and cause a bad taste in the mouth and nausea. A trial of Omeprazole or zantac (ranitidine) otc for 2 weeks could help. Avoid food ... Read More
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