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What can cause metallic taste in mouth for days?

What can cause metallic taste in mouth for days?

Most often: 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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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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What does it mean to have a metallic taste in your mouth when pregnant?

What does it mean to have a metallic taste in your mouth when pregnant?

Metallic taste: May be from your prenatal vitamins. Also check with your own dentist as hormonal changes during pregnancy make it easier for your gums to over-respond to plaque and food debris and you want to have a healthy mouth, and no dental problems during your pregnancy. As soon as possible after you deliver get another dental checkup including x-rays. Congratulations and good luck! ...Read more

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Why would someone develop a metallic taste?

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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5 days with bitter metallic taste in mouth and around lips how to cure it? Had a normal HSG done 2 weeks ago not currently on any medicine

Metallic taste: This is often very difficult to find the cause. If this does not disappear over time, a thorough dental, medical and neurologic exam is often necessary, yet may not determine the cause. Check first with your dentist to rule out any dental problems. Then check with your medical doctor. Drugs, diet, head, neck, oral and systemic infections, smoking, neurologic changes are all possibilities. ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth, what could it be? Not on any drugs

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Metallic taste in mouth, what could it be? Not on any drugs

Thrush: Thrush or candidiasis is a fungal infection in the mouth that typically causes a metalic taste in the mouth. There are many other causes including side effect to drugs, dehydration, or just poor dental hygiene. See your dentist for an exam. ...Read more

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Every now n then tonsil stones gets stuck to d left side of my throat.I hate the metallic taste n it is hard to get out.How cn I get rid of this 4gud?

Every now n then tonsil stones gets stuck to d left side of my throat.I hate the metallic taste n it is hard to get out.How cn I get rid of this 4gud?

See ENT: Tonsil stone is very common condition. Many small tonsil stones do not cause any noticeable symptoms. The larger stones can have a major symptoms like a bad breath, sore throat and earache. No symptoms no special treatment is required. If concerned see ENT for evaluation and treatment if needed. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What can I do to get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

What can I do to get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

Side effect? : It's hard to get rid of a metallic taste in your mouth-instead try to determine why it's there. 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 more

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