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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?

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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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?

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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What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

Dysgeusia: is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. It is very common condition in pregnancy and will be solved soon. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

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Metal taste in mouth ?

Different things: The taste might be a symptom of gum disease. Even if you don't have gum problems, poor oral hygiene can affect taste. Be sure to brush your teeth carefully at least twice a day and use a tongue scraper to remove the bacteria and debris that can collect on your tongue. Dental work done in the past can break down and alter taste. Blood can also have a metallic taste. Some medications taste metallic. ...Read more

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Metal taste in mouth on tablets?

Metal taste in mouth on tablets?

Metal taste: There are a number of causes for metal taste. Some of them include vitamin or mineral deficiencies, periodontal disease, hormonal, pregnancy, habits of chewing on objects, and more. It takes an evaluation that may include blood tests to determine your specific cause. ...Read more

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Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Smoking?: Most common is chronic damage to nerves of the nose and tongue from toxic exposure. Your complaints are very common for smokers or those who use asthma inhalers too much. Heavy metal toxicity can cause these symptoms. Lead, mercury and arsenic exposure can cause this. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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I have been ttc this month im 1.5 week post ovulation and for 4 days have had a strong metal taste in mouth, stopped all vitamins 3 days ago ?

Please Clarify: I do not see a question here. But, remember it takes about fourteen days post conception for the female body to become aware it is pregnant. So, these symptoms are not likely to be pregnancy related. ...Read more

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Can metal taste in mouth be early signs of pregnancy?I'm about 7 days past ovulation.Taking prenatal vit for 6+months now .Can't be that just now.

Can metal taste in mouth be early signs of pregnancy?I'm about 7 days past ovulation.Taking prenatal vit  for 6+months now .Can't be that just now.

No way to tell : It is unusual for women to have much in the way of pregnancy symptoms prior to when the missed period would be. There are changes in taste and smell in early pregnancy. If you miss your period and have a positive pregnancy test then that metallic taste may be associated with pregnancy for you. ...Read more

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Metal taste in mouth nausea past two days all day. Dont feel unwell. stools with mucus? Im on implanton 1yr. Gone off smoking? Could i be Pregnant??

Metal taste in mouth nausea past two days all day. Dont feel unwell. stools with mucus? Im on implanton 1yr. Gone off smoking? Could i be Pregnant??

Abnormal stool: 1.Mucous in your stool is not normal and should be evaluated by your primary care doctor. 2. Metallic taste is most office caused by poor dental hygiene. It also could also be related to your recent smoking cessation ( congrats on that). 3. The implant is a highly effective birth control method and failures are exceedingly rare. 4. Check a home preg test if concerned about that. ...Read more

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