Metallic taste sensation can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'minor' to 'serious'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose metallic taste sensation, we could:
|Selenium Need||5%||Ruled out|
|Tonsil Stones||5%||Ruled out|
|Lichen Planus||2%||Ruled out|
Do you ever have a metallic taste in your mouth?
Possible responses:→ No / rarely / don't know
→ Yes, some
→ Yes, significant
A metallic taste or a reduction in taste sensation may be present if the tongue is affected.