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What can cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

What can cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

Gingivitis: While a number of conditions can cause a metallic taste in your mouth, gingivitis is the probably the most common. You should see a dentist to have it addressed and properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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


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What can cause a sudden metallic taste in mouth?

What can cause a sudden metallic taste in 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 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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What exactly can be causing this metallic taste in my mouth?

What exactly can be causing this metallic taste in my mouth?

Hard to say...: Without a medical history and an exam, it is difficult to tell you exactly what is your cause. Multiple factors contribute, including medications, hormonal changes, dental problems, etc. Please see your physician and dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen gums and a metallic taste in mouth?

What can cause swollen gums and a metallic taste in mouth?

Could be many things: Allergies, autoimmune reactions, infections, etc... There are many things that could cause swollen gums and alter your taste. I would recommend an evaluation by a periodontist or other dentist to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What could cause a metallic taste in the mouth? I am not on any new Meds.

Metallic Taste: Bryan;
Oral metallic taste symptoms are probably a result of the Effexor (venlafaxine) and Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide. The matallic taste may result from one or a combination of these meds. Speak with prescribing MDs. ...Read more

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For any doctor, I want to know what cause a metallic taste in the mouth?

Old filling or Meds: If you still have some silver fillings in your mouth and they are becoming worn down and the margins are leaking, you can develop a metallic taste in your mouth. However, a number of medications like the ace inhibitors (lisinopril, zestril) which are commonly used to treat hypertension can cause a metallic taste as well. Also if your gums bleed easily you may taste the iron in the blood. ...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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Why does iodinated intravenous contrast for a CT scan cause a warm feeling and metallic taste in the mouth?

Why does iodinated intravenous contrast for a CT scan cause a warm feeling and metallic taste in the mouth?

Temp non harmful sid: There are two kinds basically contrast material high Osmolality and low Osmolality materials used. I would ask my radiologist this question. Usually it is a temp. Non harmful side effect. Good luck ...Read more

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What would cause a metallic taste in my mouth?

What would cause a metallic taste in my mouth?

Metallic taste: A metallic taste in the mouth can be due to a variety of causes including medications, dental/gum problems, poor oral hygiene, mouth breathing, dry mouth, dehydration, common cold, upper respiratory infection, aging, and neurological disorders. In many cases, the metallic taste will disappear on its own when the underlying condition, such as an upper respiratory infection, is resolved. ...Read more

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What could cause a metallic taste in my mouth at odd times?

What could cause a metallic taste in my mouth at odd times?

Many reasons: 1. Galvanic action: 2 different metals in saliva, a conductive fluid. 2. Leaking or broken down fillings. 3. Gum disease can cause a metallic taste. 4. Medications that are taken. 5. Trapped food particles or foods you have eaten. Consider these reasons, brush and floss well, and seek professional advice if it persists. ...Read more

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Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

Couldn't find eviden: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/atorvastatin-side-effects. Html for one source of well documented side effects. I could not find dysgeusia in that list. However, when I searched online, I found others asking same question. With that side, if you've had laser tongue surgery, perhaps that caused metallic taste. You could always ask your doc about trial off Atorvastatin looking for resolution. ...Read more

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Can sertraline risperidone or chlonapun cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

No: Although risperidone and sertraline can both cause dyspepsia i.e. indigestion, all three are not known to cause a metallic taste ...Read more

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Can a ulcer and acid reflux cause a metallic taste in mouth?

Can a ulcer and acid reflux cause a metallic taste in mouth?

Possibly: If you have both of these problems, you should be seeking treatment as the combination could have dire consequences. ...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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What causes a constant metallic taste in mouth?

What causes a constant metallic taste in mouth?

Medications or resto: Both can cause a metallic taste in the mouth. Silver fillings tend to leach out a metallic taste when they encounter acid (juice, bacteria). ...Read more

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What are the causes of metallic taste sensation in mouth?

What are the causes of metallic taste sensation in mouth?

Many causes: There are many causes of metallic tastes in your mouth. Some cause are medications, oral infections, dry mouth, sinus infections, vitamin deficiencies and many many more. This can't be diagnoses here. It is best to see a dentist about this. ...Read more

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Could eating chia seeds cause metallic taste in mouth?

Could eating chia seeds cause metallic taste in mouth?

Chia seeds: There is no definitive cause of metallic taste in the mouth, but there are numerous possibilities.
If you had no metallic taste before eating the seeds, and if the metallic taste disappears if you stop eating the seeds, then it may be the seeds.
If the metallic taste lingers, see your dentist or ENT specialist for an examination. ...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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Why Flagyl causes metallic taste in mouth?

Dysguisia: The drug causes an altered sensation of taste. It is believed that Metronidazole (flagyl) interacts with the metal ions that are associated with the cell membranes of the taste buds, thereby altering the sense of taste. ...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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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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What is the most common cause of a metallic taste in my mouth?

Very common: A metallic tast in your mouth is quite common and is usually not serious.
It can be caused by some medications such as antibiotics, antidepressants, high blood pressure medications.
It can also be caused by poor dental hygiene, or oral infections such as an abcessed tooth or gum disease.
Sometimes the cause can not be found. The metallic taste usually will go away but this can take some time. ...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

Metallic Taste In Mouth (Definition)

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