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What causes metallic taste in my mouth?

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

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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 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?

OTC medicaions: Some otc meds. Has avery common side effect of a frquent metalic taste in mouth during the meds. Effect. Also some of us with old metalic fillings in our teeth experience the metalic taste specially when those old fillings starts to break and chip off. ...Read more

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What would cause an occasional metallic taste in my mouth? The taste seems to intensify if i smell certain foods or hold certain foods that are salty.

GERD: The two most common causes of this are: gerd - gastroesophogealrefluxdisease where acid comes back up from your stomach and another possibility is that you have a necrotic or dead tooth that needs a root canal. A dentist can check for this. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a metallic taste in my mouth when I run?

Multiple possibility: Running increases your blood presure and could be causing an underlying infection to exude into your mouth. This is often described as a metalic taste. Medications are exuded in the saliva and this is a possible source. A visit with your dentist is advisable. ...Read more

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What is the cause of this metallic taste in my mouth? I have had it for 6 weeks. I also have lower back pain and neck pain.

What is the cause of this metallic taste in my mouth? I have had it for 6 weeks. I also have lower back pain and neck pain.

Metallic Taste: Metallic taste can be from restorations, old fillings, diet, and a myriad of other possibilities. Go to your doctor to determine the diagnosis. ...Read more

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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 could be causing an occassional metallic taste in my mouth? It does not happen every time I eat but with some certain foods or even smells

Metallic taste: Probably tasting copper, you may have some bleeding. See a Gum Specialist, a Periodontist, to evaluate for gum infection. May also be from change in Meds or supplements. ...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 ?

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