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Does a metallic taste in your mouth, mean you're having a stroke?

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Dr. Kyle Shank
12 years experience in Dentistry
Doubtful : There are many other signs of a stroke that are much more diagnostic. Things like memory impairment, slurred speech, numbness, etc.
Answered on May 3, 2019
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Dr. Jagdish Mishra
37 years experience in Cardiology
Some medications eg Falgyl, sometimes ACEI like lisinopril etc could cause metallic taste. Also make sure there is no GI problems like GERD
Sep 1, 2012
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience in Dentistry
The most common reasons for metallic taste are abscessed teeth or deep decay especially under a crown or around a dental filling. B Vitamin and zinc deficiencies are also associated with metallic taste.
Sep 4, 2012
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Metallic coppery taste may be due to bleeding. Most likely cause gum disease
May 3, 2019

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