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cough tastes like bleach...why

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<p>cough tastes like bleach...why?    </p><p>I don't think I'm sick...maybe allergies....I feel a bit congested, and when I cough, I get a bleachy or ammonia taste in my mouth.   I also have post-nasal drip and stuffy nose.</p>
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  howard lewis replied 6 years ago.

howard lewis :

hi welcome

howard lewis :

you probably have either rhinitis and post nasal drip or a sinus infection

howard lewis :

if it is sinus you should be on antibiotics

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rhinitis can take flonase and a decongestant

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for info only

Customer:

ok...the bleachy taste is gone today.... but i will call my doctor...thanks!

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