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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Throat: Can you elaborate as usually people buy the otc medicine to alleviate the cough and metallic taste. I cannot think of any drug that is otc or not that ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Ent & Cardiologist : I think a medical check up is in order. Start with your family doctor. He may refer to an ENT and cardiologist. The ENT can place a scope in your thro ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience Dentistry
Allergies: Metallic tastes, along with other tastes, is feasible with allergies or sinus infection. Make sure you go to your doctor for evaluation to determine e ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Metallic taste: Metallic taste can be from nasal spray, allergic response, change in yo9ur meds, gastro-intestinal disorder, sinus infection, or most commonly gum dis ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly tonsils: You could have crud in your tonsils that smells and tastes bad. Try gargling with listerine a couple of times a day. If it continues see an ENT doctor ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Metallic taste: A metallic taste in the mouth can occur with vitamin deficiencies. Take A complex b stress vitamin daily and this usually resolves. Buoy can also get ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Mouth breathing ?: Acid reflux? Oral hygiene? Dental issues? Diet? So many possibilities for your problem. A full medical history and dental examination would go a long ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cregger
14 years experience Dentistry
My perspective: As a dentist you may have some old failing fillings that as you cough may make you notice the metallic taste (assuming you have amalgam/silver filling ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post nasal drainage?: These symptoms of tasting blood and mucus when swallowing and bad breath can be caused by a viral infection of the throat (pharyngitis). They can also ... 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Gottschall
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Phlegm in throat: Phlegm in the throat associated with throat clearing and heartburn symptoms sounds like acid reflux. Generally treatment would start out with acid av ... Read More
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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Metallic mouth taste: There are many causes for a metal taste in the mouth. Most are systemic and need a internal medical consult to find the answer. They will check diet m ... 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Congestion: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory infection which is causing nasal and upper airway congestion which is blocking off your eustacian tubes. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: GERD symptoms. You can try OTC meds such as Prilosec or Nexium (esomeprazole) (PPI class of drugs). If this does not work or if it recurs even after ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
11 years experience Dentistry
See a doctor: As a dentist metallic tastebonouth eother indicates a saliva issue or an abcess from a tooth. sometimes changes in mouthwash toothpaste may also leave ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What to do.: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea w a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea w 2 tsp of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Nope.: Tonsillitis. Antibioitic if strep throat. May need tonsillectomy. See an ent doctor.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Gold
45 years experience Neurology
See your doctor: You may have a true sinusitis, which is treatable. See your doctor.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Dark brown honey: Cold Eze ( zinc) lozenges, warm water gargles, Tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed. Cough drops are useless. But some Robitusssin DM, or a generic equiv ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Porter
12 years experience Pediatrics
Take full course: I'd keep going with the cefdinir it until it's all finished. I am not sure how long you've been taking it but if you are on days 1-7, have faith and ... Read More
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