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salty metallic taste in mouth

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Many causes: There are many causes for a metalic taste in your mouth. Some are medications, si us infections , allergies, dry mouth, vitamin deficiencies, gum dis ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Bleeding/infection: Please call your Dentist for an examination ASAP. Bad taste may be due to bleeding, infection, GERD, Meds, diet change, etc.
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 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 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
chia seeds: There is no definitive cause of metallic taste in the mouth, but there are numerous possibilities. If you had no metallic taste before eating the see ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Common side effect: Although the reason why is not known, a metallic taste in the mouth is a common, non-serious, side effect of tis drug.
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 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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