A 38-year-old member asked:
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help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes metallic taste in mouth?

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Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Blood test: You might have some vitamin deficiency or you might be taking too many supplemental medications, i.e. Zinc, magnesium, etc. See your physician for a blood test to check your levels.
Answered on Jan 5, 2014

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