A 35-year-old female asked:
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does having a metallic taste in your mouth mean your pregnant?!

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: Metallic taste in the mouth is not a common or specific symptom of pregnancy. However, if you strongly feel you may be pregnant, this is easily ruled out by having a pregnancy test done.
Answered on Aug 26, 2012
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Not necessarily..: Other conditions, including certain medications, can cause a metallic taste. Why guess? Take a pregnancy test.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joy Poskozim
Specializes in Dentistry
Gingivitis? anemic?: Seen a dentist? Good idea in the 2nd trimester. Pregnancy gingivitis (bloody gums at any time) is very, very common. Low iron levels are also very ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas V. Dembski
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes.: Hormonal changes during pregnancy, mensis and menopause are all associated with metallic taste that is usually temporary.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Medications: Certain medications can cause a metallic taste. Speak to your prescribing physician about your condition.

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