A 20-year-old female asked:
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i have short sharp pain in right temple. along with aluminum taste at the same time.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
H/A metallic taste: Could be sinusitis with post nasal drip, or reflux-causing sinusitis, , thyroid disease , diabetes, can also be migraine aura . Taste abnormalities could be exposure to lead or mercury( depending on where you work) , pregnancy ( check HCG), zinc supplements, medications even OTC allergy meds and nicotine, very rarely tumors. f/u/ w/ doc
Answered on Jun 1, 2016

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