A 71-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

Taste of metal in mouth after coughing?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Infection: Likely the presence of a bacterial infection. Should see your dr or urgent care for eval.
Answered on Sep 16, 2018
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A member asked:
Dr. Randall Bock
Specializes in General Practice
URI, cold, bronchial: Change in quantity and type of mucus in response to a bronchial infection can taste different in your mouth when coughed up. Resolution of the cold, ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antibiotic?: They may have given you an anti-biotic that causes nasty metal taste. The most common ones are biaxin (clarithromycin) and Flagyl (metronidazole), but ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Bad taste in mouth: The bad taste my be from your sinuses and should go away when your cold is gone. Have you seen a dentist and had your teeth cleaned recently? Gum d ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Serious: Any ongoing productive cough would be considered to be severe bronchitis or pneumonia: a chest xray is mandatory as well as a physical exam. Please m ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month