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I have had a metalic taste in my mouth for a few weeks. Medical conditions: I am going through menopause, so am taking HRT. The odd taste came approximately the same time I increased my Estrace dose from 0.5mg q hs to 0.75. I also take prometrium as well as 50mcg of Synthroid, which I take in the morning. Last night, the metalic taste, which now seems like a copper taste, was so intense I felt like I had electicity in my mouth. I have very good dental hygeine and was recently in for a check up so I have ruled out anything dental. thanks, Paige

PAST HISTORY : Menopause, HRT, hypothyroid, Fe therapy for very low, Iron stores.

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Doctor answered : 9 years ago

Hi,

Metallic taste can be felt during HRT.
You can start salt-soda rinses (Home remedy)
Also Zinc supplements will work better. (Tablet-Zincovit) etc.
Try adding seasonings to your food like oregano etc.
Do visit any dentist or doctor and get it checked ( different tests are there for regional and spatial taste testing)
Regards

Certain medication are known to alter taste perception, Change the pH of saliva. If you any restoration done recently or previously make sure that they are of the same material. If different metallic restorations are present they known to induce galvanic current with saliva being the electrolyte.

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