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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 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 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 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 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 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 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. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Probably not: It can sometimes cause a dry mouth but not really a constant bad taste.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 55-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
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Dysgeusia: is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (e ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No : That's not commonly seen with thyroid problems.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
Several things: Most common dental cause is a draining tooth or gum abscess. Next common is a reaction to some medication. Sinus infections draining pus can do this t ... Read More
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