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Diabetes metallic taste in mouth

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry 39 years experience
Several: A metallic taste in the mouth is a common complaint and can be due to a variety of causes - from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In t... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
Most often: A side effect of many medications. It is not a serious condition and is quite common. If it persists beyond a few weeks, consult with your physician... Read More
Dr. Steven Bender
Dentistry 36 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bender
Dentistry 36 years experience
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 22 years experience
Broad range possible: Certain supplements & medications can give a metallic taste like biaxin, (clarithromycin) lithium, azithromycin, captopril, penicillamine, meds for gl... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
Dentistry 47 years experience
Pus: Pus has a metallic taste to a lot of people.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
chia seeds: There is no definitive cause of metallic taste in the mouth, but there are numerous possibilities. If you had no metallic taste before eating the see... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 35 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
Dentistry 47 years experience
Saliva: You may experience a metallic taste when feeling hungry. Often when hungry or before you eat, the mouth gets prepared for food by starting saliva flow... Read More