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my caps have snapped could this be causing a horrible taste in my mouth

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: If your symptoms have been worsening like this, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
36 years experience in Dentistry
Dry taste: Yes, this is one frequent reason for "dry" taste.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Metallic taste: The sudden appearance of a metallic taste is often a mystery. Possible causes include decayed, fractured or infected teeth, infected gums, allergies, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Dysgeusia: Dysgeusia is the medical term for an impaired sense of taste. It can result in unpleasant taste sensations ranging from metallic to salty or bitter. T ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
911?: I suggest that you seek immediate medical care, call 911. Sudden unexplained slurred speech could be a sign of a stroke.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience in Dentistry
Periodontal disease: Gum (periodontal) disease is a common problem. It can be accompanied by foul breath and a foul taste in the mouth...Especially if one breaths through ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience in Dentistry
Side effect !: Could be side effect after the use of contrast for the ct procedure. If it persists , see a physician for a consultation ..
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Taken : Taken from the mayo clinic web site: taste changes are rarely a sign of a serious underlying problem. However, they are annoying and can impair your e ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bender
34 years experience in 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Frymark
45 years experience in Dentistry
Many reasons: 1. Galvanic action: 2 different metals in saliva, a conductive fluid. 2. Leaking or broken down fillings. 3. Gum disease can cause a metallic ta ... Read More
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