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How do I get rid of an odd metallic taste on the roof of my mouth

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
PLEASE FIND THE: Cause first. Seek advece from your doctor.
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Sometimes an odd metallic taste can come from a sore, ulcer, or a gum problem. Be sure you have your dentist check the area.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU NEED TO FIND: The cause first.
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Dr. Richard Ruden
38 years experience Dentistry
Brush: A metallic taste in your mouth is a condition called dysgeusia. It is not life threatening, but can be inconvenient. Dysgeusia can be caused by upper ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Metallic taste: Remove the cause. For example treat gum infection or adjust medications.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Brush: Both your teeth and tongue (better yet, use a tongue scraper), rinse afterward with an anti microbial mouth rinse and drink lots of water. Symptoms w ... Read More
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Dr. J. Blake Perkins
21 years experience Dentistry
Patience!: Tthe metallic taste dissipates once you have completed your course of clarithromycin. Hang in there, finish the entire prescription. If you cannot t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Try this: A rinse of warm water with 1teaspoon of baking soda. Rinse for 30 seconds spit out, repeat. A change in the acidity of ones saliva may create a meta ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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It might: It might. Try it and see if it helps.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emad Tadros
38 years experience Psychiatry
Lunesta (eszopiclone) ?: Lunesta (eszopiclone) is a sleep medicine and this is very common with it.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: sounds like a palatal abscess related to a tooth that popped and drained into your mouth. See a dentist for xrays and treatment
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Common occurance: Metallic taste in your mouth is quite common and usually is nothing to be concerned with. It can be caused by medications such as some antibiotics, hi ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
3 things: They are most likely not related. Allergies or sinus infections can cause a metallic taste. Some women have inverted nipples (if new, than get them e ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Dry Mouth: Can also cause the symptoms mentioned. Use non alcoholic mouth rinse and drink non sugary fluids to moisten the throat and mouth. Observe though if th ... Read More

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