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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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Does a thyroidectomy cause a metal taste in your mouth?

Does a thyroidectomy cause a metal taste in your mouth?

Probably not: You may have dissimilar metals in your mouth like a silver filling and gold crown. Free metal ions may be floating around you're mouth. Try eating a hard boiled egg and eating mustard. This can help to bind up the ions and make the metal taste disappear. ...Read more

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My mouth is producing too much saliva, that I have to spit every so often, and it's also causing a metal taste in my mouth. Why? Should I c a fam.doc?

My mouth is producing too much saliva, that I have to spit every so often, and it's also causing a metal taste in my mouth. Why? Should I c a fam.doc?

Your symptoms: You have more than likely developed a habit of spitting when it's not necessary. Simply swallow and try not to focus in on the amount of saliva in your mouth. Metallic taste can be from medication, diet, gum problems or a host of other causes. See your dentist first and if necessary a physician to get checked out and hopefully discover the cause of the metallic taste. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

Reflux: Most commonly this is caused by acid reflux. You can try an over the counter antacid to see if your symptoms improve. Medications can also cause a metallic taste in your mouth, so if you have started any new medications lately I would discuss them with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes a rustic metal taste in your mouth?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes a rustic metal taste in your mouth?

Metal Taste from ?: The best way to find out is to see a dentist who can take a medical and dental history and personally examine you. If he\she can't discover the cause of your issues, you will probably be referred to your physician. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the causes of a metal taste in the mouth except for pregnancy?

Metal taste: Some medications and certain vitamins are the big ones. See the following for more information: http://www.livestrong.com/article/86757-causes-metal-taste-mouth/ and: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/metallic-taste/Pages/Introduction.aspx ...Read more

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What could be causing a metal like taste in my mouth?

What could be causing a metal like taste in my mouth?

Many meds: There are many medications that cause a metallic taste in the mouth. Clarithromycin, an antibiotic for example, often causes it. It is caused by the relatively basic nature of it, on the acid-base scale. Adding acid will eliminate it. Take a teaspoon of lemon juice and it will clear it up. ...Read more

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Is it normal for birth control pills to cause nausea sore breasts weird metal taste in mouth? I am on my second month so is my body still adapting?

Is it normal for birth control pills to cause nausea sore breasts weird metal taste in mouth? I am on my second month so is my body still adapting?

Yes: It usually takes at least 3 months for a body to adapt to a contraceptive pill. If you are still experiencing these symptoms after three months, return to your gynecologist for follow-up. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a medical cause for having a metalic taste in your mouth?

Please let me know if there is a medical cause for having a metalic taste in your mouth?

Lots: Side effect of some medications, anything that causes bleeding such as gum disease, gerd, infected tooth, and so much more. Please make an appointment with your dentist, as metallic taste more often from dental issues. If your dentist says your ok, next stop is with your physician. ...Read more

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