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When to be concerned about intermittent bitter/ metallic taste on tongue that doesn't seem to coincide with diet/ stress/ oral hygiene?

When to be concerned about intermittent bitter/ metallic taste on tongue that doesn't seem to coincide with diet/ stress/ oral hygiene?

Have it checked: A change in taste is a very significant thing. It could be caused by a change in salivary gland function, interactions of medications or something more. To be sure you should consult with your dentist and your physician. ...Read more

Metallic Taste In Mouth (Definition)

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


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Everything I eat has a metallic taste. Could I have a cut?

Everything I eat has a metallic taste. Could I have a cut?

Bleeding gums: Bleeding froma cut or from periodontal disease can cause a metallic taste. So can mineral and vitamin deficiencies, hormonal and diabetes can also be a cause. If you have. It seen a dentist recently you should start with a dental exam and teeth cleaning. If your mouth is healthy then your primary care can help you fins the answer. ...Read more

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I have this metallic taste in my mouth. Any thoughts?

I have this metallic taste in my mouth. Any thoughts?

Could be many things: Broken filling, GI issue, reflux, result of drug therapy. Start by seeing your dentist and if all is okay see your md/ent/gi specialist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a cold and my coughs are dry with a metallic taste?

What to do if I have a cold and my coughs are dry with a metallic taste?

Bacteria/virus: That taste comes from the bacterial/viral bodies in your sinus and throat and even in the rough surface of your tongue. Should go away with the cold. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste and feel like I have travel sickness all day :- (been like this for about 5 days?

Difficult to diagnos: Without more information. Probably best to be checked out by a physician given that it hasn't resolved. ...Read more

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Why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth?

Why do 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

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I have the worst metallic taste in my mouth. What is it?

Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. It is very common condition in pregnancy and will be solved soon. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in my mouth. Should this be a concern?

I have a metallic taste in my mouth. Should this be a concern?

Get it checked: Metallic tastes could be from most anything. It would be wise to have it evaluated by your physician or dentist to determine what is the root cause of this problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this weird metallic taste in my mouth. What should I do?

Get it checked: Usually a metallic taste is pus. You may have an infection. Have your dentist check you for a tooth or gum infection. ...Read more

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I taste a metallic taste in my mouth, it happens in the evening what causes this?

Many things: Metallic taste is associated with galvanic reactions in your mouth, foods you eat, parotid gland cancer, a visit ti the dentist is a good idea. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in my mouth and slurred speach. My toungue feels strange. What could be the cause?

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 more

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Why am I having this metallic taste on roof of mouth?

Why am I having this metallic taste on roof of mouth?

Leaking filling: You could have an old dental amalgam filling which is leaking and the taste could be perceived as metallic. ...Read more

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My coughs are dry with a metallic taste?

My coughs are dry with a metallic taste?

Might be GERD: Be sure to have your doctor check you out for gastric reflux - your dry cough may be the result of irritated tissue in your throat. Stomach acid can create small patches of throat lining that are inflamed and cause a chronic cough. Metallic taste can also be from stomach acids on your taste buds.

One common reason for gerd is sleep apnea, so if you snore, ask questions about that also. ...Read more

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Why would someone develop a metallic taste?

See your physician: There are many possible causes for your symptom. See your primary care physician for an examination. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Metallic taste?

Metallic Taste?: Good day;
Most common instance when patients present with metallic taste is symptomatic of Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis. Usually the gums are painful and bleed, their is ulceration of inter-dental papillae. Foul breath and a metallic taste. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in mouth?

Several things: Can be a result of different types of mettalic restorations in your teeth. Also can be the result of some medications. ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth toda; what is it?

Metallic taste in mouth toda; what is it?

More history: Usually "dysgeusia" with an odd metallic taste is from taking medications (even calcium carbonate) or "just happens" & is never explained. I trust you are otherwise well & do not have occupational exposure to lead, mercury, or cadmium. Try running floss across your tongue, and using plastic utensils. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in the mouth?

Several things: Most common dental cause is a draining tooth or gum abscess. Next common is a reaction to some medication. Sinus infections draining pus can do this too. B & c vitamin deficiencies and zinc deficiency may be associated withbmetallic tastes. There are many patients in whom no cause of metallic taste can be found. See your dentist to rule out dental infections as your first step. ...Read more

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What causes metallic taste in my mouth?

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a side effect of many medications. It is not a serious condition and is quite common. If it persists beyond a few weeks, consult with your physician or dentist. Make sure you are maintaining good oral hygiene. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

Metallic taste: Many times this taste is a result of gingival bleeding. If your gums are red, swollen and /or bleeding, this would explain the taste. As was mentioned, medications can aslo alter taste. In other cases, problems with the middle ear can cause a tast alteration often presenting as a metallic taste. ...Read more

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What causes the metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes the metallic taste in your mouth?

GUM DISEASE: The possible diagnosis is perio disease, (gum infection),
you have to have an exam done by your dentist, to evaluate you periodental disease, . ...Read more

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What are the causes of a metallic taste in your mouth?

Metallic taste: A metallic taste is a side effect of many drugs. Also dental decay, periodontal (gum) disease, sinus infections, systemic disease, vitamin deficiency, inhalation or ingestion of metallic agents, allergies, and smoking.

In many cases, the cause cannot be determined. ...Read more

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Sudden metallic taste in mouth. Am I tasting my own blood?

Sudden metallic taste in mouth. Am I tasting my own blood?

More history: Usually "dysgeusia" with an odd metallic taste is from taking medications (even calcium carbonate) or "just happens" & is never explained. I trust you are otherwise well & do not have occupational exposure to lead, mercury, or cadmium. Try running floss across your tongue, and using plastic utensils. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a metallic taste in your mouth?

What does it mean if I have a metallic taste in your mouth?

Not metal: Medications such as some antibiotics, prenatal vitamins and antidepressants, as well as drugs used to treat high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis and kidney stones and iodine can cause metalic taste. Oral problems, including oral infections such as gingivitis or periodontitis, tooth infections, and poor oral hygiene. Rigorous oral hygiene should be the first approach to treatment. ...Read more

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I've got a metallic taste in my mouth. What could cause this?

See dentist: You could have a vitamin deficiency. You could also have beginning periodontal disease. See a dentist to have your mouth evaluated. ...Read more

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I have got a metallic taste in my mouth, what does this signify?

Could be many things: Broken filling, GI issue, reflux, result of drug therapy. Start by seeing your dentist and if all is okay see your md/ent/gi specialist. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in my mouth, can I be pregnant?

Metallic taste: Probably the most common cause of a metallic taste is as a result of many medications. There are other dental and medical causes. See: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/86757-causes-metal-taste-mouth/. ...Read more