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Why do you get a strange taste in your mouth when you have a cold or flu?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics

In brief: Mucous

The odd taste is probably from the post nasal mucous drip.
It can all be caused by the virus and there could be a sinus infection and the taste may be from the bacterial discharge you are swallowing.

In brief: Mucous

The odd taste is probably from the post nasal mucous drip.
It can all be caused by the virus and there could be a sinus infection and the taste may be from the bacterial discharge you are swallowing.
Dr. Barry Bergman
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