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A 30-year-old male asked:

Why do i get a metallic taste in my mouth after taking magnesium citrate? ive read magnesium can contain arsenic. what can be causing this metallic??

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Metallic taste: You should try a different brand as some lower quality vitamins and supplements(like magnesium citrate) can contain contaminants.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Metallic taste: Please discuss the need for supplements with your physician. Imbalance can cause harm. Also have your Dentist check your gums as metallic taste is an indicator of inflamed gum tissues.

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