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How long does metallic taste in mouth associated with gastroenteritis last?

How long does metallic taste in mouth associated with gastroenteritis last?

Cure gastroenteritis: I believe you may have answered your own question. You may have the metallic, burning, sour, taste till you get your problem taken care of. See your gastroenterologist, i forsee Nexium (esomeprazole) or something possibly on your horizon. ...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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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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What causes a constant metallic taste in mouth?

What causes a constant metallic taste in mouth?

Medications or resto: Both can cause a metallic taste in the mouth. Silver fillings tend to leach out a metallic taste when they encounter acid (juice, bacteria). ...Read more

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What are the causes of metallic taste sensation in mouth?

What are the causes of metallic taste sensation in mouth?

Many causes: There are many causes of metallic tastes in your mouth. Some cause are medications, oral infections, dry mouth, sinus infections, vitamin deficiencies and many many more. This can't be diagnoses here. It is best to see a dentist about this. ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth, what could it be? Not on any drugs

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Metallic taste in mouth, what could it be? Not on any drugs

Thrush: Thrush or candidiasis is a fungal infection in the mouth that typically causes a metalic taste in the mouth. There are many other causes including side effect to drugs, dehydration, or just poor dental hygiene. See your dentist for an exam. ...Read more

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Why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth?

Why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What would cause a metallic taste in my mouth?

What would cause a metallic taste in my mouth?

Metallic taste: A metallic taste in the mouth can be due to a variety of causes including medications, dental/gum problems, poor oral hygiene, mouth breathing, dry mouth, dehydration, common cold, upper respiratory infection, aging, and neurological disorders. In many cases, the metallic taste will disappear on its own when the underlying condition, such as an upper respiratory infection, is resolved. ...Read more

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Could eating chia seeds cause metallic taste in mouth?

Could eating chia seeds cause metallic taste in mouth?

chia seeds: There is no definitive cause of metallic taste in the mouth, but there are numerous possibilities.
If you had no metallic taste before eating the seeds, and if the metallic taste disappears if you stop eating the seeds, then it may be the seeds.
If the metallic taste lingers, see your dentist or ENT specialist for an examination. ...Read more

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I have the worst metallic taste in my mouth. What is it?

I have the worst metallic taste in my mouth. What is it?

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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I have a metallic taste in my mouth. Should this be a concern?

I have a metallic taste in my mouth. Should this be a concern?

Get it checked: Metallic tastes could be from most anything. It would be wise to have it evaluated by your physician or dentist to determine what is the root cause of this problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this weird metallic taste in my mouth. What should I do?

Get it checked: Usually a metallic taste is pus. You may have an infection. Have your dentist check you for a tooth or gum infection. ...Read more

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I taste a metallic taste in my mouth, it happens in the evening what causes this?

Many things: Metallic taste is associated with galvanic reactions in your mouth, foods you eat, parotid gland cancer, a visit ti the dentist is a good idea. ...Read more

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Why Flagyl causes metallic taste in mouth?

Dysguisia: The drug causes an altered sensation of taste. It is believed that Metronidazole (flagyl) interacts with the metal ions that are associated with the cell membranes of the taste buds, thereby altering the sense of taste. ...Read more

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Feel metallic taste in the mouth and nausea. ?

Medications ?: Metallic taste is often a side effect of certain medications. Your post did not say. Discuss your problem with your physician. ...Read more

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Does getting chemo leave a metallic taste in your mouth?

Does getting chemo leave a metallic taste in your mouth?

Yes: Quite common side effect, not sure of cause, might be from lack of saliva. ...Read more

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Why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth when i cough?

Side effect? : Antibiotics, antifungals, thyroid meds, high blood pressure meds and lithium are known for creating metallic taste in mouth. Contact your pharmacist or doctor. If you are being treated for periodontal disease as using Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) try drinking orange juice. If it continues see you doctor to rule out illness. ...Read more

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Why do I have metallic taste in my mouth? Can it be stress?

Why do I have metallic taste in my mouth? Can it be stress?

Burning mouth syndro: Could be part of burning mouth syndrome. Please read more about this to see all the symptom and causes. A comprehensive dental exam and a complete physical may be necessary.
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http://www.Nidcr.Nih.Gov/oralhealth/topics/burning/burningmouthsyndrome.Htm. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dizziness, metallic taste in mouth?

Multifactorial: Could be a medication causing the metallic taste in your mouth. If you have just changed or started a new medication i would suggest looking to see if that is a symptom. I would also get checked by your general practitioner to have your blood glucose levels monitored. ...Read more

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Does a metallic taste in your mouth, mean you're having a stroke?

Doubtful : There are many other signs of a stroke that are much more diagnostic. Things like memory impairment, slurred speech, numbness, etc. ...Read more

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What reasons would I have a metallic taste in my mouth after oral sex?

What reasons would I have a metallic taste in my mouth after oral sex?

Oral sex only?: If this is the only time you experience it then you may want to carefully bring it up with your partner to see an ob/gyn. She may have a yeast infection or urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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I am experiencing metallic taste in mouth and strange smell or taste.

Metallic taste: Could be from infected/bleeding gums, food impaction areas between and around teeth, a broken/loose dental restoration, infected throat/tonsils/adenoids/sinuses, neurologic impairment, systemic disease, etc. As m metallic taste most often has an oral cavity cause, first see your Dentist. If there are no dental markers you will be referred to appropriate dental or medical specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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When i take arcoxia i get a metallic taste in my mouth. Is this normal?

When i take arcoxia i get a metallic taste in my mouth. Is this normal?

1/1000 people get it: A metallic taste in the mouth can be caused by many medications. Arcoxia is one, occurs in only about 1/1000 people. Here's a link about side effects not all people have; taste disturbances are listed about 2/3 of the way down the page: http://www.Nhs.Uk/medicine-guides/pages/medicinesideeffects.Aspx?Condition=gouty%20arthritis;medicine=arcoxia. Although unpleasant, not permanent/dangerous! ...Read more

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What does it mean when i taste blood or have a metallic taste in my mouth?

Several reasons: . The tinny, sharp taste can be caused by such things as smoking; an injury to the head, nose or mouth; a nutritional deficiency or even pregnancy. Some people experience a metallic taste in the mouth after taking a multivitamin or other dietary supplement. It can be a symptom of a serious medical condition, most often a metallic taste in the mouth is caused by a dry mouth or harmless situation. ...Read more

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Could fluctuations in estrogen levels lead to a metallic taste in your mouth?

Could fluctuations in estrogen levels lead to a metallic taste in your mouth?

taste: Many causes lead altered taste. Included are disease in the mouth - especially periodontal. Restorations in the mouth may alter taste. Medications may effect taste. Many systemic diseases have an effect. To best answer this question we need a complete history including list of all medications including herbals, over the counter, and to do a complete exam. ...Read more

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

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

Metallic taste: Most often causes are gum disease or some medications. Start by seeing your dentist for an exam and evaluation. He\she may send you to a physician if appropriate. ...Read more

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Can costochondritis also cause metallic taste in mouth and pink foamy saliva?

Can costochondritis also cause metallic taste in mouth and pink foamy saliva?

NO sounds like: Something else altogether or unrelated. However pink foamy saliva and a metallic taste means that you are bleeding from somewhere in your mouth, throat or otherwise. If it persists i would seek medical care sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Are iron replacement pills also supposed to leave a metallic taste in the mouth?

They can: Other cause can also cause this taste. Discuss your concerns with your physician in regards to other medications and your medical conditions. ...Read more

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What causes salty/metallic taste in your mouth? Also whens a good time to take a pregnacy test ?

Many causes: There are many causes for a metalic taste in your mouth. Some are medications, si us infections , allergies, dry mouth, vitamin deficiencies, gum disease, diabetes, neurological , and hormonal changes, such as pregnancy.
If you think you amy be pregnant the best time to do a test is in the morning after you have missed your period. ...Read more

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I have a bad metallic taste in my mouth especially in the morning when i wake up. Very bad breathe?

Possibly: Bad breath may have its origins in your GI system, most commonly it is a symptom of just not brushing your tongue. Certain medications and vitamins, and rarely pathologies are related to metallic taste. First brush your tongue each day, and if not improved, consult with your pcp to differentially diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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Stomach Flu (Definition)

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Gastroenteritis (Definition)

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