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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 is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

Reflux: Most commonly this is caused by acid reflux. You can try an over the counter antacid to see if your symptoms improve. Medications can also cause a metallic taste in your mouth, so if you have started any new medications lately I would discuss them with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of a metallic taste in my mouth?

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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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 causing a burning tongue and a metallic taste in their mouth?

What is causing a burning tongue and a metallic taste in their mouth?

Candida infection: There are other possibilities but candida is most likely the cause. See a dentist who specializes or has training in oral medicine for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cause of salt or blood taste in my mouth?

What is the cause of salt or blood taste in my mouth?

Gingivitis: Is a very common periodontal (gum) disease that causes bleeding, redness and swelling of your gums. You may not have pain and be aware that you have the disease, but you should address this issue seriously. It can lead to advanced gum disease and tooth loss if untreated. Rec.: see your dentist asap. ...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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What is this metallic taste in the back of my throat?

What is this metallic taste in the back of my throat?

Gum disease? : A metallic taste in your mouth can be a sign of gum disease. You should see a dentist to get this evaluated. Other symptoms of gum disease are: • red, swollen, or tender gums • bleeding while brushing, flossing, or eating • gums shrinking or pulling away from teeth • persistent bad breath. ...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 could be the cause of an unpleasant, bitter taste in my mouth?

What could be the cause of an unpleasant, bitter taste in my mouth?

Dysgeusia: Dysgeusia is the medical term for an impaired sense of taste. It can result in unpleasant taste sensations ranging from metallic to salty or bitter. The bad taste may also be described as foul or rancid. The severity of the bad taste varies among affected individuals. Dysgeusia can be caused by infections, inflammation, injury, or environmental factors. ...Read more

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What is causing lightheaded and the heavy taste of salt in my mouth?

What is causing lightheaded and the heavy taste of salt in my mouth?

Hard to say: There are many causes, so if this is of concern, talking to your doctor may be the best way to sort out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in my mouth what are the possibilities that this is a reaction to the titanium in my neck?

I have a metallic taste in my mouth what are the possibilities that this is a reaction to the titanium in my neck?

No.: The area of your neck has no contact with the digestive tract, where taste take place. Titanium is tasteless. ...Read more

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What could cause my burps to leave the taste of blood in my mouth?

What could cause my burps to leave the taste of blood in my mouth?

Gingivitis: Bleeding taste can be a sign that you already have, gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked professionally by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! ...Read more

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What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

Hello. : Hello. A foriegn body (including food) which is trapped in the airway and makes breathing difficult is a partial airway obstruction. A foriegn body that completely prevents breathing is a complete airway obstruction. I don't know what you are describing. But if you have swelling of your lips and face with difficulty breathing this could be a major allergice reaction. If that is the case - call 911 immediately. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feeling like something is caught in your throat with mouth cancer?

What is the cause of feeling like something is caught in your throat with mouth cancer?

Throat problem: Mouth cancer is a condition need confirmed diagnosis by your physician or dentist, and there are many condition will have symptoms of congested nose, headache and obstructed throat, eg. Cold or flu. If there is combined high fever, please check with your physician immediately. ...Read more

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Good Day, what is the cause of sores in the mouth in elderly people?

Good Day, what is the cause of sores in the mouth in elderly people?

Aphthous ulcers: Usually these are aphthous ulcers which are harmless, yet annoying. I recommend saline gargles and they do sell over the counter ointments that can help with the pain. ...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