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Purged last night and had a metallic blood taste in mouth, but no blood? I lookedin my mouth and noticed the roof is white. No patches or bumps

Purged last night and had a metallic blood taste in mouth, but no blood? I lookedin my mouth and noticed the roof is white. No patches or bumps

Purge: Why on earth are you purging? If you are overweight then you need to deal with this by dietary control. If y are unable to do this then you need to see a bariatrition who may be able to help you ...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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How does one notice hemoptysis? Blood taste in mouth? Feeling of bringing stuff up from the chest?

How does one notice hemoptysis? Blood taste in mouth? Feeling of bringing stuff up from the chest?

Cough from chest: By definition hemoptysis is when the patient coughs up blood from the lower Airways. It is important to differentiate hemoptysis from hematemesis, (vomiting blood), also from severe sinusitis, when blood run down to the lower airways, then patient coughs the blood back up ...Read more

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Bad pulsating aches placed in one area over skull, feels like its in the brain on left side and middle of brain. Blood taste in mouth.

Bad pulsating aches placed in one area over skull, feels like its in the brain on left side and middle of brain. Blood taste in mouth.

How old are you: And how long have you had this? Do you normally have migraines? Any other symptoms? Worst headache you've had? If this is all new, visit the nearest emergency room ...Read more

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Could a burning sensation in throat. Slight discomfort and mildly horse voice with blood taste in mouth be a vocal hemorage?

Could a burning sensation in throat. Slight discomfort and mildly horse voice with blood taste in mouth be a vocal hemorage?

Probably not: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Teeth tenderness not all only some, swollen glands & blood taste in mouth?

Teeth tenderness not all only some, swollen glands & blood taste in mouth?

See your dentist: You must have some kind of gum infection or abscessed teeth, the blood indicate more of a gum (periodontal) issues. You need to see a dentist to treat this or you may risk the infection to spread to other vital areas in your face, neck and head. Please take care of this issue ASAP. ...Read more

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Bleeding vaginally on & off in urine starch cramps tired blood taste in mouth hard time urinating like a UTI I'm diabetic could it just be uti?

Bleeding vaginally on & off in urine starch cramps tired blood taste in mouth hard time urinating like a UTI I'm diabetic could it just be uti?

Vaginal bleeding: You need to be seen and examined soon by a gynecologist. This should not be delayed. A diabetic who is having vaginal bleeding and difficulty urinating along with other symptoms should make a complete list of the symptoms and their sequencing and frequency and take it along with her to the doctor. Do this soon and hope this turns out to be little or nothing severe, but better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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What is the cause of salt or blood taste in my mouth?

What is the cause of salt or blood taste in my mouth?

Gingivitis: Is a very common periodontal (gum) disease that causes bleeding, redness and swelling of your gums.
You may not have pain and be aware that you have the disease, but you should address this issue seriously. It can lead to advanced gum disease and tooth loss if untreated.
Rec.: see your dentist asap. ...Read more

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I had blood patch done 24hrs ago. Now I have blood taste in my mouth. Is this normal?

Unrelated: Your blood patch is unrelated to the taste in your mouth. Most likely anxiety or oral pathology. Talk to you doctors or go for evaluation. ...Read more

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I keep getting a on and off metallic/blood taste in my mouth I also get a on and off red patch inside my bottom lip along with it?

I keep getting a on and off metallic/blood taste in my mouth I also get a on and off red patch inside my bottom lip along with it?

Metal taste: Do you have any fillings that might be loose? Do you have acid reflux? Any medications that could be causing this? I would start with visit to dentist and if all checks out fine there then see an MD for further workup with some blood tests! ...Read more

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Hello I have blood taste in my mouth when I go to bed since 3 days and today in the morning I blew my nose and there was a little blood. Also headache?

Hello I have blood taste in my mouth when I go to bed since 3 days and today in the morning I blew my nose and there was a little blood. Also headache?

Sinus infection?: See a primary care doctor for dx. It sounds like a sinus infection, but have a real exam and get treatment so it doesn't cause further problems or discomfort. Get well! ...Read more

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Why do I taste blood in my mouth?

Why do I taste blood in my mouth?

Bleeding: You may be bleeding. Could be infected gums, infected tooth, or one of many lesions. Please have your dentist check you to locate the source of the bleeding. ...Read more

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Why is it that I taste blood in my mouth when running?

Why is it that I taste blood in my mouth when running?

Vague: Do you taste blood or is it blood? I would go to a dr. And investigate. Also, try and keep some type of diary and note when this happens and what you might have eaten, drank or done the day before or that day. ...Read more

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Good Afternoon, Every Morning when I wake up I taste blood in my mouth and I spit up blood every morning. What should I do?

Good Afternoon, Every Morning when I wake up I taste blood in my mouth and I spit up blood every morning. What should I do?

See: Your doctor. Not sure what is causing this. Need to have full work up these symptoms are a bit concerning ...Read more

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I tasted blood in my mouth and I had a lot of saliva with light tinged blood in it every morning. When to worry and when to call the doctor?

I tasted blood in my mouth and I had a lot of saliva with light tinged blood in it every morning. When to worry and when to call the doctor?

Now is a good time: See a dentist and find out what is going on in your mouth. Now is a good time. Don't put it off any longer. ...Read more

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Is a blood/Nasty taste in your mouth a sign of complication of pregnancy? Even when you drink water or take a prenatal it get stronger.

Is a blood/Nasty taste in your mouth a sign of complication of pregnancy? Even when you drink water or take a prenatal it get stronger.

Pregnancy and taste: You may be experiencing acid reflux which is quite common in pregnancy. The high levels of estrogen in your body relax the smooth muscle in your esophagus and stomach and make it easier to regurgitate a small amount of acid, especially when you are lying down. Try taking Mylanta, Maalox, or other anti-acid and see if the taste goes away. ...Read more

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After catching a cold and/or flu is it normal to taste blood in my mouth? I haven't been coughing too much or too hard, just sneezing.

Blood taste: You should try to see if there is blood. Sinus drainage can taste bad as well as sputum can. If taste is really bad or if there is blood then can be a sign of a more serious infection, or could just be nasal bleeding from dry sinuses. See doctor if feeling worse. ...Read more

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When I breath in or out I taste blood in my mouth but there isn't any, and when I cough I feel like I'm coughing up blood but I'm not. Why is that?

When I breath in or out I taste blood in my mouth but there isn't any, and when I cough I feel like I'm coughing up blood but I'm not. Why is that?

Puzzler: If you taste blood but there is none, perhaps you are experiencing a metallic taste, which many describe blood to taste like. If so, think about medications being taken, many cause this, and there are medical conditions that can mimic this as well. It is beyond an internet diagnosis, and I suggest you see your physician soon to sort it out. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've had a headache for about 2 days now and all of a sudden yesterday I could taste blood in my mouth and throat is there a reason why?!

I've had a headache for about 2 days now and all of a sudden yesterday I could taste blood in my mouth and throat is there a reason why?!

Headache: It is important that you see a doctor or a dentist depending on where the blood is coming fro. This needs to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Daughter ran mile, had blood like taste in throat & mouth dizziness, trouble breathing. Drank water still had taste of blood no blood visible. Asthma?

Daughter ran mile, had blood like taste in throat & mouth dizziness, trouble breathing. Drank water still had taste of blood no blood visible. Asthma?

Asthma unlikely: You have a 9! year old daughter. She ran 1 mile. She tasted blood, was dizzy and had trouble breathing. It is unlikely to be a true asthma. She most likely improved with rest. See your pediatrician. A physician supervised exercise regimen is important. Pulmonary hypertension is rare and that is part of your question. For future sports it is worth the visit. ...Read more

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I been tasting blood in my mouth and I spit a small amount out but its not everyday its once in awhile it happens?

I been tasting blood in my mouth and I spit a small amount out but its not everyday its once in awhile it happens?

Get checked: Blood in the mouth can be teeth related, gingivitis, blood disorder or coming from the lungs or intestinal tract. Please get evaluated as soon as possible at the emergency room. ...Read more

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I have a sinus infection. I keep tasting blood in my mouth. Should I be worried?

I have a sinus infection. I keep tasting blood in my mouth. Should I be worried?

Dry nose: If you don't have a frank nosebleed, the taste of blood may be from scant bleeding in your nose in the setting of sinusitis. This may be due to dryness. Humidified air, saline sprays, or saline irrigations may help ...Read more