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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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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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Is metallic taste in the mouth a common symptom when having a cold?

Is metallic taste in the mouth a common symptom when having a cold?

Sourbrash versus ?: Yes, you're likely describing sourbrash, a bitter taste in your mouth due to refluxed material that contains stomach acid. Alternatively, you could be describing post-nasal drip. ...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?

Metallic taste in mouth?

Metallic taste/mouth: There are many causes of metallic taste in mouth 1 many prescription and over the counter meds can cause it 2 dental infection or gum disease and dental fillings 3 bleeding from gums, sinuses or nose if it is persistant you should check with your dentist and your doctor and list all the meds you are taking including over the counter meds. ...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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Metallic taste in mouth toda; what is it?

Metallic taste in mouth toda; what is it?

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

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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 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 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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Metallic taste in mouth what can be causing this?

Metallic taste in mouth what can be causing this?

Broad range possible: Certain supplements & medications can give a metallic taste like biaxin, (clarithromycin) lithium, azithromycin, captopril, penicillamine, meds for glaucoma, reflux, & insomnia. Epistaxis, sinus infections or gingivitis with occult bleeding of the gums can give a metallic taste.. Deteriorating metallic fillings, caries & abscesses can as well. Vitamin deficiencies b-12 & zinc, pregnancy & some systemic diseases. ...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

Metallic Taste In Mouth (Definition)

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