A 25-year-old female asked:

What causes bad taste in mouth after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Blood: May give you a bad taste for a few days.
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Dr. Samuel Burchfield
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Drainage from wound.: As you heal from your surgery there will be a minor amount of normal discharge from the wound that has a characteristic bad taste and odor.
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