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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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Also, my breath has been really raunchy since the third day after extraction, is this normal for the most part or only a symptom of dry socket?

Also, my breath has been really raunchy since the third day after extraction, is this normal for the most part or only a symptom of dry socket?

It is normal: Tooth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. See your dentist or an oral surgeon for post-op appointment and treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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My wife is pregnaant and she has a symptom that she can't breath thru her nose and is stuffy. A week later i developed this as well. What do I do?

My wife is pregnaant and she has a symptom that she can't breath thru her nose and is stuffy. A week later i developed this as well. What do I do?

Try an allergy med: Your pregnant wife maybe suffering from rhinitis of pregnancy which is common. You may have allergies or symptoms if sympathy. You should try otc allergy meds first if not successful see your physician. ...Read more

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Is foul smelling breath symptom of a lung infection?

Is foul smelling breath symptom of a lung infection?

Maybe: Usually foul smelling breath comes from one of three sources- mouth bacteria or infection in the chest or sinuses. ...Read more

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I have trouble breathing and am always out of breath for no reason. Is this a symptom of fibromyalgia?

I have trouble breathing and am always out of breath for no reason. Is this a symptom of fibromyalgia?

Possible: Get evaluated to get a proper diagnosis and treatment. Other causes of shortness of breath should be ruled out before assuming it is from fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Can breath holding episodes be a symptom of tourette syndrome?

Can breath holding episodes be a symptom of tourette syndrome?

Can't see it: By definition Tourette behaviors are repetitive,brief,involuntary movements that can be influenced but not controlled by the patient. Breath-holding is not brief and remains under too much patient control to be considered Tourette like. ...Read more

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Is it possible that breath holding be a symptom of tourette syndrome?

Is it possible that breath holding be a symptom of tourette syndrome?

Perhaps: There have been many reports of people with tourette's having breath-holding episodes. It is my understanding that tourette's is frequently associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder(ocd); and compulsive, breath-holding is sometimes a part of ocd. So whether due to tourette's or ocd i cannot say, but there certainly may be an indirect connection if not directly due to tourette's. ...Read more

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Cough when taking a deep breath, laugh or jusr randomly for over a year without other an accompanying symptom. Allergic? (Female, 32)

Cough when taking a deep breath, laugh or jusr randomly for over a year without other an accompanying symptom. Allergic? (Female, 32)

Maybe: also cough variant asthma and chronic reactive airway disease, chronic bronchitis come to mind along with allergies. Best to see pulmonary specialist first and possible allergist as well to help diagnose the problem. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Is shortness of breath a normal symptom if occur at 2nd week after conceiving??

Is shortness of breath a normal symptom if occur at 2nd week after conceiving??

Many Women feel: Shortness of breath during pregnancy, and that can happen even in early pregnancy due to the effect of HCG which puts women in a mild hyperthyroid state. If you are anemic, this symptom will be more pronounced. Your blood volume and plasma volume expand about 1/3 during pregnancy to accomodate fetal circulation, so your exercise tolerance should decrease as you progress and fetal demand increases. ...Read more

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Short of breath a week after quitting cigarettes. Is this a withdrawal symptom?

Cigarette withdrawal: Refer to this for some information: http://www.Quitsmokingsupport.Com/withdrawal1.Htm. ...Read more

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Is there any correlation or association between having Gastroparesis and the symptom of shortness of breath?

Is there any correlation or association between having Gastroparesis and the symptom of shortness of breath?

Not directly.: When you're bloated from gastroparesis, the abdominal distention reduces diaphragmatic excursion during inhalation, so perhaps indirectly you may feel short of breath if you're distended in the abdomen. ...Read more

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