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What causes the bad/metallic taste in mouth after brushing with 'sensitive-type' toothpaste?

What causes the bad/metallic taste in mouth after brushing with 'sensitive-type' toothpaste?

Toothpaste?: The metallic taste in the mouth is a sign of failing restoration or accumulation of heavy metal compounds on the surf. Of the tongue. There are other reasons of having taste deviation due to medications taken or other possible GI conditions. Toothpaste most probably activates your taste buds to the point of feeling it much more. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat , bad metallic taste in mouth now my right is slightly red, painful to blink w/white-yellowish discharge. Help?

Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat , bad metallic taste in mouth now my right is slightly red, painful to blink w/white-yellowish discharge. Help?

Connected areas: This sounds like it's best to consult an ENT (ear, nose, throat) doctor. Where you are having troubles seems to be all connected areas. Bacteria ; resulting infection can affect nasal path, mouth, ears, and even eyes although rare. Is the discharge from the eye or mouth? The bad taste may be from nasal discharge. Chronic inflammation is dangerous to your long-term health. Please see a doctor asap! ...Read more

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I have a bad metallic taste in my mouth especially in the morning when i wake up. Very bad breathe?

I have a bad metallic taste in my mouth especially in the morning when i wake up. Very bad breathe?

Possibly: Bad breath may have its origins in your GI system, most commonly it is a symptom of just not brushing your tongue. Certain medications and vitamins, and rarely pathologies are related to metallic taste. First brush your tongue each day, and if not improved, consult with your pcp to differentially diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth?

Metallic taste/mouth: There are many causes of metallic taste in mouth 1 many prescription and over the counter meds can cause it 2 dental infection or gum disease and dental fillings 3 bleeding from gums, sinuses or nose if it is persistant you should check with your dentist and your doctor and list all the meds you are taking including over the counter meds. ...Read more

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I have been having a metallic taste in my mouth. Could a few bad teeth be the cause of that?

I have been having a metallic taste in my mouth. Could a few bad teeth be the cause of that?

It is possible: Dysgeusia is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. Dysgeusia is not very common. Fortunately, many of the causes are temporary and not life-threatening, but the disorder does affect your quality of life. See your PCP for neurological exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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I have very bad teeth. A lot of my back teeth are broken off. I have a metallic taste in my mouth. I also spit up a brown substance & a little blood.

Gum disease: You likely have bad teeth due to poor dental hygiene with gingivitis the complication. This in turn causes you to lose your teeth and the minute bleeding from chronic gingivitis causes the discolored discharge and the metallic taste. Since chronic inflammation from gingivitis is unhealthy, need to see dentist ASAP. He will also likely provide you with info to keep your teeth healthy in the future ...Read more

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Is this hormonal? Bouts of intense itching all over and gritty mouth and eys, itchy privates, metallic taste on & off. Bad scalp, chronic bone/pain

Is this hormonal? Bouts of intense itching all over and gritty mouth and eys, itchy privates, metallic taste on & off. Bad scalp, chronic bone/pain

Doubtful: Sounds like something else is going on in your body. Perhaps seeing your doctor for a full history and exam will give you more answers. ...Read more

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Metallic Taste In Mouth (Definition)

A metallic taste in the mouth is an abnormal or unusual taste in the mouth, sometimes ...Read more