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I Have A Metallic Taste In My Mouth
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
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
Grinding/gingivitis : You may be grinding your teeth, or just clenching hard. If you have metallic restorations, you may be wearing them. Try an under armour mouth piece. Also you may have gum problems. See your dentist. ...Read more
Two possibilities...: If your workouts are vigorous, there is an increased tendency to breathe through your mouth, causing mouth dryness. Normal taste sensation depends on the presence of saliva, so dry mouth can alter taste perception. In extreme exertion, there can also be an increased tendency toward gastric reflux, which can also contribute to a metallic taste in the mouth. ...Read more
I have a metallic taste in my mouth and slurred speach. My toungue feels strange. What could be the cause?
Called Parageusia: This is the medical term for a bad taste in the mouth. One common form is the metallic taste of food. It is most commonly a side effect of medication. If the metallic taste is associated with disturbed speech then one must consider complex partial seizures. You should seek the advice of a neurologist to seek an answer to this problem. Good luck and i hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Side effect? : Antibiotics, antifungals, thyroid meds, high blood pressure meds and lithium are known for creating metallic taste in mouth. Contact your pharmacist or doctor. If you are being treated for periodontal disease as using Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) try drinking orange juice. If it continues see you doctor to rule out illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Finished my course of metronadizole yesterday, today I have a metallic taste in my mouth every time I eat. Why, I didn't have SX during course. ?
Allergies/infection: Being one that has this experience perodically due to allergies, i know what you are going through. If you have not been diagnosed by a physician that you have allergies, it should be done. Seeing an allergist could help, but using something over the counter that is for sinus problems or allergies along with a drying agent (pseudonephrine being the most common) may be all that is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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