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i have a weird taste in my mouth what antibiotics give a weird taste in the mouth
A 47-year-old member asked:
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Dysguesia: That's the technical term- "weird", "off", "metallic", other descriptors have been used. Most likely, the offending antibiotic is Flagyl (generic: met ... Read More
A male asked:
56 years experience Periodontics
Please be careful : if you plan to participate in oral sex please make sure both partners are clean drug free and disease free. Condoms are a safe way to protect each o ... Read More
36 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP: Oral sex with a person infected with STDs (e.g. gonorrhea) can cause mucosal inflammation and metallic taste. See your PCP for examination and tests t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
44 years experience Family Medicine
Bad taste in mouth: Probably not. The causes of bad taste are numerous and can be related to what you eat, natural body chemistry, disturbed sensation in your tongue, or ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Pediatrics
Usually...: ...This is a problem with Clarithromycin (biaxin) or Flagyl (metronidazole.) hard candy or gum is probably your best bet to control this.
A 36-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Dentistry
Bacteria: The oral flora is usually in a state of balance...Taking antibiotics kills certain bacteria, alowing others to step forward (so to speak). When on an ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
57 years experience Family Medicine
Get it Checked: White coated tongue is most commonly caused by an overgrowth of yeast and taking antibiotics or inhaled steroids increases the risk of oral thrush.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
PE?: A minty taste should not be anything serious. Usually infection produces a foul odor of taste in your mouth. I'm not clear as to what PE stands for bu ... Read More
A female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Penicillin: Can be from the medicine, should go away in day or two after finishing the antibiotics.
A 27-year-old female asked:
18 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.
A 23-year-old female asked:
53 years experience Orthodontics
Sour taste: Advisable to return to Dentist or Oral Surgeon for reevaluation. Additional course of antibiotics may be indicated.
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