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clindamycin metallic taste in mouth

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Metallic taste/mouth: There are many causes of metallic taste in mouth 1 many prescription and over the counter meds can cause it 2 dental infection or gum disease and de ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Hanson
36 years experience Dentistry
Medications or resto: Both can cause a metallic taste in the mouth. Silver fillings tend to leach out a metallic taste when they encounter acid (juice, bacteria).
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Thrush: Thrush or candidiasis is a fungal infection in the mouth that typically causes a metalic taste in the mouth. There are many other causes including si ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Low iron is not a cause of metallic taste. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, ... Read More
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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 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 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 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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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Metal taste: There are a number of causes for metal taste. Some of them include vitamin or mineral deficiencies, periodontal disease, hormonal, pregnancy, habits ... Read More
A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Infection: Likely the presence of a bacterial infection. Should see your dr or urgent care for eval.
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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 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 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Medications ?: Metallic taste is often a side effect of certain medications. Your post did not say. Discuss your problem with your physician.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Several things: Can be a result of different types of mettalic restorations in your teeth.. Also can be the result of some medications.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
See a dentist: Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash. If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a denti ... Read More
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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
8 years experience Dentistry
Metal fillings : Metal fililngs or metals in crowns can cause this. Ask your dentist if replacing the small silver fillings in your mouth with white ones is advisable ... 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Different things: The taste might be a symptom of gum disease. Even if you don't have gum problems, poor oral hygiene can affect taste. Be sure to brush your teeth care ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That has been reported
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Reflux : Ur tasting what ever is coming up from reflux. Other possibility would b side effect of medication. U can call ur pharmacist to run through ur list of ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: It's not a reported side effect.
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 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.

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