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Dr. PRADIP SHAH
40 years experience Infectious Disease
YES: One of side effect, chew mint and taste will disappear.

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
24-48 hours : Infections typically take 24-48 hours before you begin to see improvement in symptomsbut it may take 1-2 weeks to feel back to normal.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
NO: Strep. Throat usually starts with a sore throat and headache. This is followed by fever, pus on the throat or tonsils and enlarged lymph nodes at the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Dehydration?Meds?: Drugs that dehydrate can cause this, not drinking enough h2o can, and medications which cause dry mouth (and their are many), all encourage the growth ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hanford Brace
52 years experience Family Medicine
Chemicals: In this day and age we are exposed to many chemicals in our food. Tooth paste change.Taste. Your stomach can cause it. Some foods can cause it. Den ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Common side effect: Although the reason why is not known, a metallic taste in the mouth is a common, non-serious, side effect of tis drug.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsillitis: Yes, it absolutely can. Even more exciting is when you have tonsil calculus or tonsil stones. These are little white pellet-looking things that fill ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably not: It can sometimes cause a dry mouth but not really a constant bad taste.
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 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Oral Effects ofColds: Hello Maria; Stress associated with colds may cause a patient to develop gingivitis or a harsh form of gingivitis known as ANUG (Trench Mouth). You ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
34 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: Strep is a bacterial infection of your throat and it is in direct communication with your oral cavity. Gargle and rinse with salt water and make sure ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Blood: May give you a bad taste for a few days.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ache: Two things come to mind: 1) you might have an infection in your gums or teeth which is causing the bad taste and aches. You need to see your dentist ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Reflux / bleeding: Reflux can lead to a bitter taste in the mouth. If reflux is severe it can lead to an inflamed esophagus. Also ulcers can form in the intestines from ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
GERD?: Consider gastro-esophageal reflux disease, or gerd. You should let your doctor know and seek treatment...
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiot ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sourbrash: Yes, you're likely describing sourbrash, a bitter taste in your mouth due to refluxed material that contains stomach acid. See the many healthtap answ ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That has been reported
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
These types of: Situations require you actually seeing a health care provider. Merely stating 8 words will not enable anyone over the internet to come up with a diagn ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Bad taste in mouth: Probably not. The causes of bad taste are numerous and can be related to what you eat, natural body chemistry, disturbed sensation in your tongue, or ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
More history: Usually "dysgeusia" with an odd metallic taste is from taking medications (even calcium carbonate) or "just happens" & is never explained. I trust yo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: This is absolutely not related to implantation; there are no symptoms with implantation.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
IDK: It would be prudent to ask the dentist who is actually treating you and knows your medical and dental history, the exact circumstances of your treatme ... Read More
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