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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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Woke up in the middle of the night and had a metallic taste in mouth and hungry. Had a heartburn but went away with water. Is this a sign of pregnanc?

Woke up in the middle of the night and had a metallic taste in mouth and hungry. Had a heartburn but went away with water. Is this a sign of pregnanc?

Only if: These would be a sign of pregnancy only if you have had unprotected sex around your time of ovulation and you have missed at least one period. Take a home pregnancy test to see.

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I felt bloated, frequen urination for 2 days, metallic taste in mouth 4 a short while. 6 days after, there's none but heartburn& backpain. Pregnancy?

I felt bloated, frequen urination for 2 days, metallic taste in mouth 4 a short while. 6 days after, there's none but heartburn& backpain. Pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: If you had sex since your last period and have missed your period by more than 4-5 days do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Reflux (Definition)

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