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Chesterfield, VA
A 37-year-old female asked:

I have a 3-year history of chronic headaches. i am 2 years post posterior fossa decompression, still in pain. yesterday had a metallic taste in my mouth all-day followed last night by way worse pain in head than usual. what could it be?

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Dr. Daniela Torres
Dr. Daniela Torresanswered
Specializes in Medicina General
See below : Hi there, Given your medical history it’s important that you have regular check ups with your neurologist and tell them about this. Regards
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Headache & metallic : May be concurrent but unrelated. Metallic taste in mouth usually means bleeding, as in gum disease. Obviously see your Physician, but also see your Dentist.
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Last updated May 1, 2020

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