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I have a cough with a strange bleach/chlorine aftertaste

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Customer: Hi my name is***** have a cough with a strange bleach/chlorine aftertaste that is getting worse. I am currently under treatment for a sinus infection
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Customer: I am just trying to figure out why fluid/mucous from my lungs would have a bleach smell/taste and if this is something I should be seeking treatment for
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 10 months ago.

Hello!

What are you taking for your sinus infection? Certain antibiotics may cause perversion of taste as a side effect ....

So far from reading your description I think that it may more likely be a side effect ...

Let me know further details as to what you have been taking and the time frame of this vs symptoms

I doubt that this is anything that you need medical evaluation for at this point ...

I hope that this information is helpful for you Let me know on details or Further questions or concerns

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Anthony Bray MD

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