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Red potatoes freshly picked and eaten, developed metallic taste in mouth. Causes?

On Sunday night we ate red potatoes freshly picked from our backyard garden. They were delicious, but shortly after dinner I developed a metallic taste in my mouth. It seemed slightly better by yesterday and then (this is going to sound crazy) but my husband ate a bunch more last night and after kissing for awhile the taste has come back even more last night and today. My husband had the taste briefly but his has improved. I am 43 years old, weigh 122 pounds and am 5 6 .
Asked On : Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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Hi welcome to HCMForum. The odd tasts depends upon the chemicals in it.
The alkaloids in high concentration will give the taste which lasts for some
time then the other alkaloids will show its bitter taste. The intensity may
differ in different subgroup. or in different individuals.Hence you had such
feelings.and your husband not that much. thank you.
Answered: Sun, 15 Jul 2012
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