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Doctor insights on: Metallic Breath Symptom

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Is sour breath a symptom of something serious ?

Is sour breath a symptom of something serious ?

Breath: Interestingly, foul breath or "sour" breath can signify other disease processes. Obviously, dental hygiene would be considered, but also sinus infections, throat infections, liver disease, kidney disease, and even diabetic issues can cause changes in breath. If you have other symptoms i.e. Fever, fatigue, diminished urine output or yellow tinge to your skin or whites of your eyes, see your docto. ...Read more

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Is foul smelling breath symptom of histoplasmosis?

Is foul smelling breath symptom of histoplasmosis?

No: Most bad breath is due to crud on the mouth, between the teeth or on the tongue. A good dental flossing with running it over the back of the tongue cures most of these. If it does not, look for a problem in the upper aerodigestive system. Histoplasmosis doesn't cause an odor. ...Read more

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Is foul smelling breath symptom of psittacosis ?

Is foul smelling breath symptom of psittacosis ?

Breath: Halitosis. Many things can cause it, from teeth, gums, stomach, etc. ...Read more

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Is shortness of breath a comman symptom of gerd?

Is shortness of breath a comman symptom of gerd?

Hearburn: More common than shortness of breath *but* yes! gerd can trigger asthma-like trouble. Many other things can also make it hard for you to breathe so please talk with your doc. Hope you're feeling better soon. ...Read more

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Could shortness of breath be a cancer symptom an what cancer?

Could  shortness of breath be a cancer symptom an  what cancer?

Yes, but: Practically ANYTHING can be a symptom of cancer but that doesn't mean the individual has cancer. For instance, lung cancer commonly causes shortness of breath (as well as chest pain, coughing blood, weight loss, hoarseness, etc) but there are dozens of less serious causes of shortness of breath which are generally more likely. ...Read more

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Have costochondritis, suddenly finding it difficult to breath, is this normal? Its worrying as i havent had this symptom previous nights

Have costochondritis, suddenly finding it difficult to breath, is this normal? Its worrying as i havent had this symptom previous nights

Maybe: Costochondritis may cause pain with deep breaths, but if the pain is severe or persists, I would recommend being checked out to make sure nothing else is going on that could be more serious. ...Read more

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Is shortness of breath only symptom of pregnancy ? Or more?

Is shortness of breath only symptom of pregnancy ? Or more?

No: Shortness of breath is not a symptom of pregnancy.Later in pregnancy,the enlarged uterus can restrict your ability to take a full breath and you may feel SOB as a result. ...Read more

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Is chest pain on deep breaths a usual symptom of aspergillosis?

Is chest pain on deep breaths a usual symptom of aspergillosis?

Yes but..: Association does not mean causality. Aspergillosis is less likely than multiple other causes for what you're describing (pleurisy / plereuritic chest discomfort). I would seek a physician for a physical exam and pertinent diagnostic studies. ...Read more

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