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Marion, NY
A 31-year-old female asked:

past few days i've had the taste and smell of metal i'm 31 year old diabetic for over 10 yrs now and have had pancreatitis twice does this mean?

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Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 16 years experience
Depends: What medicines are you taking. Have this reviewed with your doctor. Are you type 1 or 2 because common medicine given to type 2 diabetics can lead to metallic taste in the mouth. Also take look at the cholesterol med if on, some can cause similar symptoms.

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Last updated Feb 16, 2016

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