Top
20
Doctor insights on: Weird Taste In My Mouth Like Metal

Share

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


2

2
Weird metal taste in my mouth during workout?

Weird metal taste in my mouth during workout?

Dry mouth: You may have a dry mouth or be dehydrated during your workout. Remember to drink water and stay hydrated. If you have a metallic taste other time then it is best to talk toyou dentist about this. ...Read more

3

3
Metallic taste in mouth. My tongue and roof of mouth feel raw. Throat feels tight.?

Metallic taste in mouth. My tongue and roof of mouth feel raw. Throat feels tight.?

Dry Mouth: Can also cause the symptoms mentioned. Use non alcoholic mouth rinse and drink non sugary fluids to moisten the throat and mouth. Observe though if the tightness of the throat is due to constriction. It can be an allergic reaction to something taken or inhaled. Call your doctor. If you cannot breathe and started wheezing, it is an emergency situation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
I am experiencing metallic taste in mouth and strange smell or taste.

I am experiencing  metallic taste in mouth and strange smell or taste.

Metallic taste: Could be from infected/bleeding gums, food impaction areas between and around teeth, a broken/loose dental restoration, infected throat/tonsils/adenoids/sinuses, neurologic impairment, systemic disease, etc. As m metallic taste most often has an oral cavity cause, first see your Dentist. If there are no dental markers you will be referred to appropriate dental or medical specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
I feel like my tongue and roof of my mouth are coated with wax or grease. Also have a bad taste in my throat.

I feel like my tongue and roof of my mouth are coated with wax or grease.  Also have a bad taste in my throat.

See Oral Surgeon : This may actually be a stomach condition so if OMFS doesn't find anything, see your physician. ...Read more

6

6
I have a weird taste in my mouth. What antibiotics give a weird taste in the mouth?

I have a weird taste in my mouth. What antibiotics give a weird taste in the mouth?

Dysguesia: That's the technical term- "weird", "off", "metallic", other descriptors have been used. Most likely, the offending antibiotic is Flagyl (generic: metronidazole)- this is the leading reason for people to become non-compliant with this antibiotic. Other antibiotics have also this side effect (certain quinolones) but not to the degree seen with metronidazole. ...Read more

7

7
Metalic taste in my mouth and stomach cramps.

Metalic taste in my mouth and stomach cramps.

Medications?: This sounds like a medication side effect. Having you started any new medications or antibiotics? ...Read more

8

8
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

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
Really weird metal taste in the back of my throat. Possible causes?

Really weird metal taste in the back of my throat. Possible causes?

Medications effect: Some medications, like biaxin, (clarithromycin) have a side effect of a metallic taste in the mouth. This is just a sign that the medication is working and is usually temporary. ...Read more

10

10
What causes metallic taste in my mouth?

Most often: 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

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
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

13

13
Throat is sore and feels swollen have an awful metallic taste and weird film sensation in my mouth constantly what could this be? The mucus is awful

Throat is sore and feels swollen have an awful metallic taste and weird film sensation in my mouth constantly what could this be? The mucus is awful

Many possibilities: This could be a fungal or other tongue infection, dental or gum disease, post-nasal discharge, acid reflux. Go and have an ENT doctor or a dentist examine you and go from there. ...Read more

14

14
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

15

15
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

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Weird taste in my mouth when i get startled?

More saliva: When you are startled your fight-or-flight response kicks in. This is the bodies way to help mobilize it's resources to deal with a threat. The sudden release of hormones cause heart rate, blood preasure, breathing rate, and salivary flow to all increase. This sudden inflex of hormone laced saliva is what you taste. ...Read more

17

17
Dry mouth in the morning. Horrible taste in throat. Like feeling sick in my throat not stomach. When it happens its a really sour taste. Please help?

Dry mouth in the morning. Horrible taste in throat. Like feeling sick in my throat not stomach. When it happens its a really sour taste. Please help?

Mouth breathing ?: Acid reflux? Oral hygiene? Dental issues? Diet? So many possibilities for your problem. A full medical history and dental examination would go a long way in isolating the cause(s). Please see your dentist and physician for consultations. ...Read more

18

18
Dry mouth feels like I have bad breath. Yellowish tongue in morning, white the whole day. Also feel like my salvia smells. I brush twice/day and floss?

Dry mouth feels like I have bad breath. Yellowish tongue in morning, white the whole day. Also feel like my salvia smells. I brush twice/day and floss?

Tongue: Have you tried a tongue scraper? Most of what you see on your tongue is bacteria which can cause bad breath. A tongue scraper removes most of the bacteria. You can find a tongue scraper at the drug store. I find they work better than brushing your tongue with a toothbrush. ...Read more

19

19
Slight sore throat, had white patch on soft pallet, now they are red & on roof ,mouth dry, sore, feels like something in back of mouth weird taste wha?

Slight sore throat, had white patch on soft pallet, now they are red & on roof ,mouth dry, sore, feels like something in back of mouth weird taste wha?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

20

20
Is a metallic taste in my mouth normal after tongue piercing?

Tongue piercing: a metallic taste may be the result of an infectious. How often do you clean the area? See a dentist ASAP and get this checked. Better yet take the tongue piercing out. They can do major damage to your teeth and gums. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer