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What is the big deal with metallic taste in the mouth?

What is the big deal with metallic taste in the mouth?

Might be something: Some metallic taste comes from leaking restorations. Some come from two different restorations of different materials which sets up a battery and dissolves chemicals in your mouth. Sometimes it can be related to taste buds in your mouth or neurological problems. Best have it checked out by your dentist. ...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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I have a big white lump on the roof of my mouth and a few days ago it was hard but now it has a squishy texture and a metallic taste to it. ?

I have a big white lump on the roof of my mouth and a few days ago it was hard but now it has a squishy texture and a metallic  taste to it. ?

See a dentist: sounds like a palatal abscess related to a tooth that popped and drained into your mouth. See a dentist for xrays and treatment ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in the mouth?

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 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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Feel metallic taste in the mouth and nausea. ?

Medications ?: Metallic taste is often a side effect of certain medications. Your post did not say. Discuss your problem with your physician. ...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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Are iron replacement pills also supposed to leave a metallic taste in the mouth?

They can: Other cause can also cause this taste. Discuss your concerns with your physician in regards to other medications and your medical conditions. ...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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Are back and neck pain, heart burn, and a metallic taste in the mouth associated with a heart attack?

Are back and neck pain, heart burn, and a metallic taste in the mouth associated with a heart attack?

Yes Possibly: However at your age, unless you have a string family history of heart attacks at young age i wouldn't be so concerned. Most likely its heartburn/gerd, but to really sure i would speak with your doctor further about this. ...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