Symptom: Metallic taste

Metallic taste: Metallic or acidic taste in mouth
Introduction: See also taste symptoms for causes of other types of tastes. Other descriptions of taste sensations may be used by different people for different conditions.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Metallic taste:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Metallic taste (8 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Metallic taste: bad tastes (8), acidic tastes (6), bitter tastes (8), foul tastes (8)
    Metallic taste type of: Taste symptoms (14), Bitter tastes (8), Foul tastes (8), Bad tastes (8)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Metallic taste: The following list of conditions have 'Metallic taste' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Gastritis ... foul taste in mouth
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease ... bitter taste in mouth


  • Heartburn ... acid taste in mouth


  • Jaundice ... bitter taste in mouth


  • Lead poisoning ... metallic taste in mouth


  • Postnasal drip ... foul taste in mouth


  • Scombrotoxic fish poisoning ... metallic taste


  • Tooth abscess ... foul taste in mouth

    Last revised: Nov 21, 2003

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