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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?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

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

Answered 10/6/2014

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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.

Answered 9/28/2016

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