Bitter Almond Odor On Breath And Metallic Taste In Mouth

Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2020

Reactions to antibiotics or side effects of other medications can cause a bitter to metallic taste in the mouth as well changes to breath odor. Poisoning is another, less common explanation for this type of symptoms. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing these symptoms, and do not stop taking any medications unless directed to do so by a doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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