I experienced a sudden sensation - almost like acid reflux - but instead of the normal sensation I felt as though my mouth, nose, and throat were burning from some sort of chemical inhalation. It tasted/smelled like a strong, household cleaner combined with a metallic taste. I had brushed my teeth a few minutes before the sensation came on and I had also taken my prescription. I take nortriptyline for pain. The overall sensation went away a few minutes later, but I still have the burning in the back of my throat. I have never experienced anything like this before. Drinking water and milk did not help it. The only thing I can think of that I've done differently in the past week is go to my regular dentist to have a filling replaced. Could that be related to this somehow?
This metallic taste could be because a phenomenon called galvanism, which occur when you have two opposing teeth of different metallic restoration like an amalgam filling and metallic crown... replacing the filling will resolve the problem..
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