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Why do I have a metal taste in my mouth?

Why do I have a metal taste in my mouth?

Multiple causes: A metallic taste in your mouth can be indicative of blood, certain antibiotics, reflux, or a number of other things. Associated symptoms would make a big difference on the next steps in evaluation and treatment. The bottom line, go see your doctor for evaluation, especially if this is persisting. ...Read more

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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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What does it mean if I have a metal taste in my mouth?

What does it mean if I have a metal taste in my mouth?

Vitamin deficiency: A vitamin or mineral deficiency can cause a metallic taste. So can oral infections, some medications, and some metabolic diseases. The best way to find out is to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Having pain left side under rids also have a metal taste in my mouth what could be the problem .

Having pain left side under rids also have a metal taste  in my mouth what could be the problem .

Vague: Hard to say without a thorough history and exam. The metallic taste could be from a dietary issue, supplements, meds, or some underlying ailment. The pain under the ribs cannot be determined really without a history and exam. See a Dr. ...Read more

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I am feeling nauseous have a metal taste in my mouth, I'm freezing cold and my temp is 96.8. What's up with me?

URI: Parageusia or dysgeusia are metallic taste that can be related to certain medications, as well as infections of the mouth and upper airways. The other symptoms are unusual, but can be seen with infections. I suggest you get a checkup and some antibiotics. And see if that helps ...Read more

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After having a tooth filled, is it normal to have a metal taste in my mouth?

After having a tooth filled, is it normal to have a metal taste in my mouth?

Can happen: I would not say it is normal, but it can occur. Many of the materials we use taste awful, but with proper isolation, you should not be aware of this since they should not reach your tongue. If you had an amalgam filling, then you literally have metal in your mouth. One other possibility is that the injection may have caused some altered sensation, which should be temporary. ...Read more

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I'm taking Prozac (fluoxetine) and have a metal taste in my mouth, is this normal?

I'm taking Prozac (fluoxetine) and have a metal taste in my mouth, is this normal?

Possibly: Psychotropic drugs like Prozac (fluoxetine) can lead to xerostomia (dry mouth). In some patients that results in a metalic taste in the mouth. ...Read more

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I had bad heartburn last night and today I have a metal taste in my mouth. Is this normal?

I had bad heartburn last night and today I have a metal taste in my mouth. Is this normal?

Probably not: A funny taste the morning after having heartburn is not necessarily uncommon. However the description of a metal taste makes me a little concerned that there may be some blood present. I would touch base with your doctor, especially if this is something that is recurrent. ...Read more

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Changed my diet today to glutten free heard it is good to try to get rid of alopecia aorta but now have a metal taste in my mouth?

Changed my diet today to glutten free heard it is good to try to get rid of alopecia aorta but now have a metal taste in my mouth?

Dysgeusia : There are many reasons for changing the sense of taste in the mouth . It could be due to using antihistamine or antibiotics medications . Also it could be due to hormonal imbalance in the body. ...Read more

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On birth control take it daily not preg not on menstrual cycle but my breasts are sore for a month and I have a metal taste in my mouth. What is this?

On birth control take it daily not preg not on menstrual cycle but my breasts are sore for a month and I have a metal taste in my mouth. What is this?

Poss BC pills: If you are taking an estrogen containing oral contraceptive pills (OCPs), it is not uncommon to develop breast swelling and/or tenderness. If it persists > 3mos, ask ur dr to lower the estrogen dose of your OCPs. Metalic taste could be due to OCPs, though not as common a side effect. ...Read more