Gum Sores, Metallic Taste In Mouth, Mouth Sores And Pain Or Discomfort

Reviewed on 12/14/2020

A metallic taste in the mouth can be related to infections that affect the mouth or to medication side effects. Mouth sores and pain can occur due to canker sores, abscesses, or other infections. Contact your doctor if you are having worrisome symptoms, and it is important not to stop taking any prescribed medications without the advice of 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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