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Doctor insights on: Acid Reflux Metallic Taste In Mouth

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Can a ulcer and acid reflux cause a metallic taste in mouth?

Can a ulcer and acid reflux cause a metallic taste in mouth?

Possibly: If you have both of these problems, you should be seeking treatment as the combination could have dire consequences. Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have a constant metallic taste in my mouth and feel sick. I also find that I am belching a lot. I don't have any heartburn or acid reflux symptoms?

I have a constant metallic taste in my mouth and feel sick. I also find that I am belching a lot. I don't have any heartburn or acid reflux symptoms?

See MD: You do have symptoms of gerd, acid reflex. This can be harmful to mouth but worse your esophagus. Barrett's disorder. Other intestinal problems may be causing you to feel sick. Your physician should examine you, diagnose the problem then treat or refer to specialist. Read more

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Could the metallic taste in my mouth and burning feeling in my throat be caused by acid reflux?

Perhaps: Could also be caused from other medications. Galvanic reactions from dental restorations. Best to see an internist and dentist (if new dental work performed). Read more

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How long does metallic taste in mouth associated with gastroesophageal reflux last?

How long does metallic taste in mouth associated with gastroesophageal reflux last?

A few factors: There are a few factors to consider. Acid taste is often associated with infection in the mouth so you need to see a dentist to make sure there are no oral infections. As long as you keep getting the acid reflux you are likely to experience the taste. If you are taking medications then sometimes this will give a metalic taste. Read more

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Past 5 months, bitter/metallic taste, nausea, chilitis, sore on tongue. All comes & goes frequently. No new meds. Saw GP x2, DMD x1, Derm x1. Not reflux.

Past 5 months, bitter/metallic taste, nausea, chilitis, sore on tongue. All comes & goes frequently. No new meds. Saw GP x2, DMD x1, Derm x1. Not reflux.

Deficiency?: It is possible that you could be deficient in Iron or Vitamin B, especially considering your medications and previous surgery. Consider discussing this possibility with your doctor and they can discuss a further evaluation and treatment plan with you. Best wishes. Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth?

Metallic taste in mouth?

Metallic taste/mouth: There are many causes of metallic taste in mouth
1 many prescription and over the counter meds can cause it
2 dental infection or gum disease and dental fillings
3 bleeding from gums, sinuses or nose
if it is persistant you should check with your dentist and your doctor and list all the meds you are taking including over the counter meds. Read more

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Hi so I've had a chronic cough for a long time and sense October it's been really frequent And I taste blood when I cough and I have been diagnosed with acid reflux. Why do I taste blood and my chest hurts as well.

Hi so I've had a chronic cough for a long time and sense October it's been really frequent And I taste blood when I cough and I have been diagnosed with acid reflux. Why do I taste blood and my chest hurts as well.

May be blood: Its possible the chronic cough is traumatizing the airway and you indeed are tasting blood. In any event get a workup why the cough allergy, severe reflux, asthma etc alst take the reflux seriously and start taking medication to reduce acid production. I think you should be in close contact with either your PMD or a gastroenterologist Read more

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I've had a chronic cough for 3 months and I have been diagnosed with acid reflux, taste blood when I cough and I get lightheaded. Why is this?

I've had a chronic cough for 3 months and I have been diagnosed with acid reflux, taste blood when I cough and I get lightheaded. Why is this?

LPRD: Reflux up to the throat, or laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD), causes cough, throat clearing and the sense of a lump in the throat. Lightheadedness is not a symptom of LPRD. Some taste the acid, but I have not heard it described as tasting like blood. Read more

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I've had chronic cough for 4 months and just been diagnosed with acid reflux, I taste blood and get dizzy and sometimes throw up. The cough has been bad for 2 weeks now. I am just wondering why.

Mgt: Your reflux is not under good control, adding additional medications may be needed. I would also suggest that you have a chest radiograph, TB test and pulmonary function testing. If you have any nasal congestion, a saline rinse and nasal steroids may be added. Read more

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What can cause metallic taste in mouth for days?

What can cause metallic taste in mouth for days?

Most often: A side effect of many medications. It is not a serious condition and is quite common. If it persists beyond a few weeks, consult with your physician or dentist. Make sure you are maintaining good oral hygiene. Read more

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What can cause a sudden metallic taste in mouth?

What can cause a sudden metallic taste in mouth?

Metallic taste: Many times this taste is a result of gingival bleeding. If your gums are red, swollen and /or bleeding, this would explain the taste. As was mentioned, medications can aslo alter taste. In other cases, problems with the middle ear can cause a tast alteration often presenting as a metallic taste. Read more

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What is the big deal with metallic taste in the mouth?

What is the big deal with metallic taste in the mouth?

Might be something: Some metallic taste comes from leaking restorations. Some come from two different restorations of different materials which sets up a battery and dissolves chemicals in your mouth. Sometimes it can be related to taste buds in your mouth or neurological problems. Best have it checked out by your dentist. Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth for a month, perfect health! What could it be?

Metallic taste in mouth for a month, perfect health! What could it be?

Metallic taste: Usually means bleeding. Do you brush gently 2x/day for 2 full minutes each time? Do you floss or Water Pik daily? Do you have professional cleaning every 6 months? If not, may have compromised gum tissue that may be readily treated by your Dentist. Please schedule a check-up. Read more

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What could cause a metallic taste in the mouth? I am not on any new Meds.

Metallic Taste: Bryan;
Oral metallic taste symptoms are probably a result of the Effexor (venlafaxine) and Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide. The matallic taste may result from one or a combination of these meds. Speak with prescribing MDs. Read more

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What to do if I keep getting a sort of chalky/metallic taste in mouth. Why is this?

What to do if I keep getting a sort of chalky/metallic taste in mouth. Why is this?

Dental evaluation: It's best to visit a dentist who can actually take a medical and dental history and personally examine you. Without seeing you, we can only guess and there are many possibilites. Read more

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How can I get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

How can I get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

Determine the cause: There are many reasons for a metalic taste, including taking certain medications, infections, and diet just to name a few. Once the cause is determined, you can focus on that aspect and have treatment to help with your dysguisia. See your physician and your dentist. Read more

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During a workout why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth?

During a workout why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth?

Grinding/gingivitis: You may be grinding your teeth, or just clenching hard. If you have metallic restorations, you may be wearing them. Try an under armour mouth piece. Also you may have gum problems. See your dentist. Read more

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What is the most common cause of a metallic taste in my mouth?

Very common: A metallic tast in your mouth is quite common and is usually not serious.
It can be caused by some medications such as antibiotics, antidepressants, high blood pressure medications.
It can also be caused by poor dental hygiene, or oral infections such as an abcessed tooth or gum disease.
Sometimes the cause can not be found. The metallic taste usually will go away but this can take some time. Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more


Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more