Cough And Metallic Taste In Mouth

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

A cough that triggers acid reflux could cause a metallic taste in your mouth. It is important to figure out the cause of the cough and address that whether allergies, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, or fluid in the lungs is causing the cough. Certain medications including chemotherapies can have a side effect of metallic taste or cough. If the symptoms do not resolve with trying to address these causes, your doctor is your best resource to help you get to the bottom of what's causing them.

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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