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Purged last night and had a metallic blood taste in mouth, but no blood? I lookedin my mouth and noticed the roof is white. No patches or bumps

Purged last night and had a metallic blood taste in mouth, but no blood? I lookedin my mouth and noticed the roof is white. No patches or bumps

Purge: Why on earth are you purging? If you are overweight then you need to deal with this by dietary control. If y are unable to do this then you need to see a bariatrition who may be able to help you ...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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I keep getting a on and off metallic/blood taste in my mouth I also get a on and off red patch inside my bottom lip along with it?

I keep getting a on and off metallic/blood taste in my mouth I also get a on and off red patch inside my bottom lip along with it?

Metal taste: Do you have any fillings that might be loose? Do you have acid reflux? Any medications that could be causing this? I would start with visit to dentist and if all checks out fine there then see an MD for further workup with some blood tests! ...Read more

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Why does my mouth taste like metal but there's no blood?

Why does my mouth taste like metal but there's no blood?

Number of causes: There are manu causes for a metallic taste. You may have gums disease, an infection, vitamin deficiency, some medication cause this, some diseases cause this. Start by seeing a dentist and find out if this is an oral problem. ...Read more

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Sudden metallic taste in mouth. Am I tasting my own blood?

Sudden metallic taste in mouth. Am I tasting my own blood?

More history: Usually "dysgeusia" with an odd metallic taste is from taking medications (even calcium carbonate) or "just happens" & is never explained. I trust you are otherwise well & do not have occupational exposure to lead, mercury, or cadmium. Try running floss across your tongue, and using plastic utensils. ...Read more

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What causes you to vomit blood? Mmy mouth tasted metallic for 1 minute after that. Is this dangerous?

What causes you to vomit blood? Mmy mouth tasted metallic for 1 minute after that. Is this dangerous?

See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

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

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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How come I get a weird metallic taste in my mouth during a blood test?

How come I get a weird metallic taste in my mouth during a blood test?

Very Unusual: Metallic taste in mouth is generally seen with vitamin deficiency, oral infections, injesting certain foods, drug reactions, during medical imaging with contrast injections. I have not heard of it with just the placement of a blood drawing needle, where blood is withdrawn and nothing is injected. ...Read more

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When i exercise vigorously (sprinting or running for 10 minutes) i get a metallic/bloody taste in my mouth (like i bit my tongue). No blood though. ?

When i exercise vigorously (sprinting or running for 10 minutes) i get a metallic/bloody taste in my mouth (like i bit my tongue). No blood though. ?

Evaluation: There are a myriad of reasons for this from reflux to increased salivation, current restorations in your mouth, to other pathology's. If it is something new or something that irritates you, you may need to get evaluated to determine what is causing the metallic taste. ...Read more

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Does the metallic taste in my mouth after coughing mean I have blood in my phlegm?

Does the metallic taste in my mouth after coughing mean I have blood in my phlegm?

Metallic mouth taste: There are many causes for a metal taste in the mouth. Most are systemic and need a internal medical consult to find the answer. They will check diet meds topicals, etc that may be involved. The mouth often reflects conditions elsewhere in the body. Pay attention when our body sends up this kind of signal. It is important. ...Read more

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Blood pressure is up and I have a metallic taste in my mouth is this a sign of a heartattack?

See your PCP: get your BP and heart checked with PCP....metallic taste can be the result of meds, intraoral galvanic currents, clenching/grinding, periodontal disease ...Read more

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Waking up often during mornings with taste of blood (metallic?) in mouth.No blood when I spit out Is Mouth/Chest source?Also have high blood pressure

Waking up often during mornings with taste of blood (metallic?) in mouth.No blood when I spit out

Is Mouth/Chest source?Also have high blood pressure

Drug side effect?: In addition to infections (bronchial, sinus, etc), many drugs, including some used for high blood pressure, can cause abnormal taste sensations. Google "drug side effects" to find several resources where you can search your medications to see if they have this effect. ...Read more

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Doxycycline prescription is making me extremely nauseous and makes my mouth taste like blood and metal. Is this normal ?

Doxycycline prescription is making me extremely nauseous and makes my mouth taste like blood and metal. Is this normal ?

Doxy side effects: Dear CelinaZ, the symptoms that you are experiencing are side effects from the antibiotic. Some recommended methods to minimize these symptoms include taking the medication with meals to decrease stomach upset. Also try to administer with at least 8 ounces of water and sit up for at least 30 minutes. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have very bad teeth. A lot of my back teeth are broken off. I have a metallic taste in my mouth. I also spit up a brown substance & a little blood.

Gum disease: You likely have bad teeth due to poor dental hygiene with gingivitis the complication. This in turn causes you to lose your teeth and the minute bleeding from chronic gingivitis causes the discolored discharge and the metallic taste. Since chronic inflammation from gingivitis is unhealthy, need to see dentist ASAP. He will also likely provide you with info to keep your teeth healthy in the future ...Read more

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I've been having survire chest pains shortly after I catch a nose bleed and the taste of blood and metal linger in my mouth what could be causing thi

I've been having survire chest pains shortly after I catch a nose bleed and the taste of blood and metal  linger in my mouth  what could be causing thi

Call 911: severe chest pain is always a red flag. If you have chest pain regardless of its cause (heart burn , anxiety), visit to the ER is warranted. Do not drive, Call 911. ...Read more

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