Ear Ache, Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Headache And Metallic Taste In Mouth

Last Editorial Review: 12/14/2020

Your symptoms can be present in different kinds of conditions that affect the throat, ears, or upper airways, including certain infections. A metallic taste in the mouth can be seen with mouth or throat infections, sinus infections, or it may be a side effect of a medication. If you are worried about these or other symptoms that do not improve or become worse, contact your doctor to determine the cause and to receive prompt treatment.

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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