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Why do I have a metal taste in my mouth?

Why do I have a metal taste in my mouth?

Multiple causes: A metallic taste in your mouth can be indicative of blood, certain antibiotics, reflux, or a number of other things. Associated symptoms would make a big difference on the next steps in evaluation and treatment. The bottom line, go see your doctor for evaluation, especially if this is persisting. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean if I have a metal taste in my mouth?

What does it mean if I have a metal taste in my mouth?

Vitamin deficiency: A vitamin or mineral deficiency can cause a metallic taste. So can oral infections, some medications, and some metabolic diseases. The best way to find out is to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I had bad heartburn last night and today I have a metal taste in my mouth. Is this normal?

I had bad heartburn last night and today I have a metal taste in my mouth. Is this normal?

Probably not: A funny taste the morning after having heartburn is not necessarily uncommon. However the description of a metal taste makes me a little concerned that there may be some blood present. I would touch base with your doctor, especially if this is something that is recurrent. ...Read more

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On birth control take it daily not preg not on menstrual cycle but my breasts are sore for a month and I have a metal taste in my mouth. What is this?

On birth control take it daily not preg not on menstrual cycle but my breasts are sore for a month and I have a metal taste in my mouth. What is this?

Poss BC pills: If you are taking an estrogen containing oral contraceptive pills (OCPs), it is not uncommon to develop breast swelling and/or tenderness. If it persists > 3mos, ask ur dr to lower the estrogen dose of your OCPs. Metalic taste could be due to OCPs, though not as common a side effect. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had this metal taste in my mouth for a year?

Metal taste: A metal taste in the mouth can be from the side effects of medications, or something else going on systematically that can alter the taste nerves to have an altered taste.You might want to follow up with a doctor to run some tests to rule out diseases or infections if you are not on any medications. ...Read more

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I have had this metal taste in my mouth for a year. What could it be?

I have had this metal taste in my mouth for a year. What could it be?

Medications?: What you describe could be from certain medications or poor oral hygiene or something else. Please see your dentist for a one on one examination and consultation. ...Read more

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I have had this metal taste in my mouth for a year, is there any cure for this?

I have had this metal taste in my mouth for a year, is there any cure for this?

Dysgeusia: is a change in your sense of taste and a metallic taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems (failure of a dental crown), medications and treatments. ...Read more

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