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i get a metal taste in my mouth when I cough what is it

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Dr. Randall Bock
Specializes in General Practice
URI, cold, bronchial: Change in quantity and type of mucus in response to a bronchial infection can taste different in your mouth when coughed up. Resolution of the cold, ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Bad taste in mouth: The bad taste my be from your sinuses and should go away when your cold is gone. Have you seen a dentist and had your teeth cleaned recently? Gum d ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antibiotic?: They may have given you an anti-biotic that causes nasty metal taste. The most common ones are biaxin (clarithromycin) and Flagyl (metronidazole), but ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
44 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sounds like asthma: You likely have bronchial asthma which is often worsened by breathing in cold and dry air. Interestingly dust mites population usually increases from ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Examinations: I wold suggest having your Dentist evaluate your gums. "Taste of blood" may be from infected bleeding gums. I would also suggest having your Physici ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Blood in mouth: Your post is vague... do you actually have blood in your saliva? Or is it just a "taste"? Blood in your saliva can be coming from inflamed gums. Have ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Costochondritis: The sweet taste is difficult to explain. The pain in the chest with breathing is probably costochondritis . This is due to an inflammation of the che ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Hsu
17 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.

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