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Metal taste in mouth ?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Different things

The taste might be a symptom of gum disease.
Even if you don't have gum problems, poor oral hygiene can affect taste. Be sure to brush your teeth carefully at least twice a day and use a tongue scraper to remove the bacteria and debris that can collect on your tongue. Dental work done in the past can break down and alter taste. Blood can also have a metallic taste. Some medications taste metallic.

In brief: Different things

The taste might be a symptom of gum disease.
Even if you don't have gum problems, poor oral hygiene can affect taste. Be sure to brush your teeth carefully at least twice a day and use a tongue scraper to remove the bacteria and debris that can collect on your tongue. Dental work done in the past can break down and alter taste. Blood can also have a metallic taste. Some medications taste metallic.
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Dr. Guzik is correct. If you're taking any medications of any kind -- including ones you have been taking a long time, but especailly any new ones -- google "drugs and taste disturbance" for loads of websites.
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Metal taste

I would suggest looking at your medications and supplements to see if any of these could cause this and also visit a dentist if you have any fillings.

In brief: Metal taste

I would suggest looking at your medications and supplements to see if any of these could cause this and also visit a dentist if you have any fillings.
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