A 49-year-old female asked:
I have a taste like copper in my mouth and am very nauseated, no fever or chills and my heart feels like it's thumping very hard? maybe flu?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rebecca Gliksmananswered
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Heart beat dysgeusia: Seek medical attention-ER immediately as it may be cardiac heart attack. If not, sinusitis, gingivitis, peridontitis, plaque , medications/vitamin deficiency(Zn,B12), reflux, DM hyperparathyroidism, Sjogrens syndrome, sarcoidosis, possible thyroid, renal disease can cause a metallic taste. and thyroid disease hyperparthyroidism, and reflux can be associated with cardiac symptoms
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Dr. Susan Arnoultanswered
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Possible: Check your heart rate - if it is over 100 and you do not have a fever then you should be checked. If the heart rate is normal but you have chest pressure or pain you should also be checked.
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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