Can Acid Reflux Cause Metallic Taste?

Can Acid Reflux Cause Metallic Taste? | MetaQil

Can Acid Reflux Cause Metallic Taste? After eating specific foods, occasionally, you may experience a burning sensation throughout your chest and throat. This condition is known as acid reflux. Sometimes acid reflux can create a bitter, sour, or metallic taste in your mouth. This uncomfortable, burning sensation and metallic taste can affect your well-being and […]

Central Nervous System Disorders & Metallic Taste

Central Nervous System Disorders & Metallic Taste | MetaQil

Central Nervous System Disorders & Metallic Taste Meet the Author: Sara Juliano, RDH I have been a registered dental hygienist for over a decade. I have had the pleasure of working with amazing patients and educating them on their oral health throughout my career. Recently, I made the conscious decision to branch out within the […]

Medications and Metallic Taste

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Medications and Metallic Taste What is Metallic Taste? Metallic taste is a common side effect of certain medications. Metallic taste is a taste disorder medically known as dysgeusia. It is an abnormal or impaired sense of taste, or an unpleasant alteration of taste sensation.   It is usually described as a persistent metallic, sour, bitter, or other unusual, bad taste in the […]

Can Diabetes Cause Metallic Taste in Your Mouth?

blood sugar and metallic taste

Can Diabetes Cause a Metallic Taste in your Mouth? If you have diabetes, it is important to keep your blood sugar within a healthy range. In the event that your blood glucose levels become too high, you may notice a funny, irritating metallic taste in your mouth. This metallic taste is medically known as dysgeusia. Diabetes and metallic taste can be related […]

Metallic Taste as a Side-Effect of Chemotherapy & Radiation

Metallic Taste as a Side-effect of Chemotherapy & Radiation

Metallic Taste as a Side-effect of Chemotherapy & Radiation Metallic taste is a common side-effect of chemotherapy and radiation. Many patients experience taste changes during and after treatment, that are often described as metallic. Metallic taste can make even your favorite foods taste unpleasant. This can lead to loss of appetite, interfere with healthy eating habits, and cause inadequate nutrient intake.  What is […]