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coughing metallic taste in mouth

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Dr. Sanober Kable
20 years experience Pulmonology
Depends: Depends on if you have other symptoms of infection for example Fever/chills elevated white count. If cough is productive you should get sputum culture ... Read More
Dr. Robert Sterling
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ToCoughOrNotToCough: That antibiotic will stay in your system for a few more days, which explains that metallic taste. Coughing up a lot of sputum can do that too. And eve ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Waiting for what?: It's been a week, and it's not getting better. Please see your GP or go to Urgent Care. You probably don't need an ER, but you do need professional ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Reflux?: The metallic taste can be from acid reflux, which is a common cause of dry cough. Rarely, refluxed acid can be inhaled causing airway irritation and ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Any abnormal bleeding warra ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Metalic taste: The metallic taste is probably from the phlem that you are coughing up. The most common causes of metallic tasting phlem are a side effect of medicat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Need to see Doc.: Chronic cough can be related to allergic rhinitis, post nasal drip, chronic sinus condition, chronic bronchitis, gerd, bronchial asthma, bronchiectesi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Hsu
18 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
See your doctor : If you have had lingering cough and wheezing for 2 months you should go back to your doctor. It could be serious.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
What: What are you waiting for? Please call your GP as soon as possible.
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