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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Jaw: Possible tooth infection or an ear infection. Please see a dentist.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you had unprotected sex, you definitely could be pregnant. Get tested, if pregnant you will need prenatal care. Good luck!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
24 years experience Internal Medicine
New onset headaches: Check with your doctor. New onset headaches can be primary (i.e. Tension type, anxiety stress related). The other symptoms are less specific. Though s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NO: No such thing. Drinking carbonated drinks, especially with sugar, may eventually result in weak bones, obesity, poor sleep, etc. Forget about "toxin" ... 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 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 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 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 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What came first?: The order of your symptom onset, ?Use of nsaid's for back pain, & ? Nausea/vomiting, chest pain, diarrhea, blood, tenderness, fever may better clarify ... Read More
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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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: It may just be a viral process, but if fever is high could be strep. See your doctor who can check it out.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacek Jodelka
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Medications?: This sounds like a medication side effect. Having you started any new medications or antibiotics?
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
Meds or diet: The two most common causes for a minty taste is side e ffect of meds or possibly an aftertaste from something in your diet or toothpaste.
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 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 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not certain: Could be infection, or even a neurological issue. It would be best to discuss this with your physician
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
36 years experience Dentistry
Dry taste: Yes, this is one frequent reason for "dry" taste.
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 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

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