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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Metallic taste/mouth: There are many causes of metallic taste in mouth 1 many prescription and over the counter meds can cause it 2 dental infection or gum disease and de ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Several things: Can be a result of different types of mettalic restorations in your teeth.. Also can be the result of some medications.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
More history: Usually "dysgeusia" with an odd metallic taste is from taking medications (even calcium carbonate) or "just happens" & is never explained. I trust yo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Hanson
36 years experience Dentistry
Medications or resto: Both can cause a metallic taste in the mouth. Silver fillings tend to leach out a metallic taste when they encounter acid (juice, bacteria).
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Most often: A side effect of many medications. It is not a serious condition and is quite common. If it persists beyond a few weeks, consult with your physician ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bender
34 years experience 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Broad range possible: Certain supplements & medications can give a metallic taste like biaxin, (clarithromycin) lithium, azithromycin, captopril, penicillamine, meds for gl ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Thrush: Thrush or candidiasis is a fungal infection in the mouth that typically causes a metalic taste in the mouth. There are many other causes including si ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Metallic taste: 37 F from PA notes: Metallic taste in mouth for a month. perfect health! What could it be? ANS: in my 50 year experience the most common cause is that ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Dental evaluation: It's best to visit a dentist who can actually take a medical and dental history and personally examine you. Without seeing you, we can only guess ... Read More

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