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Meth exposure symptoms in children smell odor , my grandchild has metallic smell and I suspect he is being exposed to drug users ?

Meth exposure symptoms in children smell odor , my grandchild has metallic smell and I suspect he is being exposed to drug users
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Suspicion: If you have reason to suspect your grandson is exposed to drug users, this is a very big problem. Child protective services needs to be aware & check out the situation. Please contact them, and share your concerns. ...Read more

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My bowel movements have a metallic smell. Should i be concerned?

My bowel movements have a metallic smell. Should i be concerned?

Taking iron pills?: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications ; supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, ; other factors. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, ; the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my breath have a metallic smell? Am i in risk of getting lead poisoning?

Why does my breath have a metallic smell? Am i in risk of getting lead poisoning?

Breath: A metallic smell in your breath is extremely unlikely to be caused by lead poisoning. And lead posioning is usually caused in children from putting things in their mouth. Unless you work in an environment where lead is prevelent. I suggest you start by going to the dentist. ...Read more

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I have this metallic smell coming from my vagina, and I'm not sexually active at all. I also have discharge to but it doesn't really smell. ?

I have this metallic smell coming from my vagina, and I'm not sexually active at all. I also have discharge to but it doesn't really smell. ?

Hygiene: Avoid douching or so-called feminine hygiene products which can increase changes of developing bacterial vaginosis (a sort of vaginal infection that is not sexually transmitted). A thin, clear discharge is normal, but if it's thicker and white it could be yeast. Keep the area dry by wearing thin, airy underwear (try sleeping in boxer shorts), and avoid form-fitting pants or sweaty materials. ...Read more

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Poop has a metallic smell. Normal size and consistency, light brown color. I take omeprazole 2 bid. And eat a serving of all bran every morning. ?

Poop has a metallic smell. Normal size and consistency, light brown color. I take omeprazole 2 bid. And eat a serving of all bran every morning. ?

Seems normal: I don't think the smell of your stool necessarily means pathology. The heavy fiber diet leads to softer,lighter colored stools but you don't have any true bowel symptoms. If you have continuing concerns, consult your physician or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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On and off for two weeks i have had a metallic smell and taste in my mouth and nose. I was taking a multivitamin and mineral and also magnesium. ?

On and off for two weeks i have had a metallic smell and taste in my mouth and nose. I was taking a multivitamin and mineral and also magnesium. ?

Many causes: Could be the supplements you are taking. Could also be change in other medications or OTCs, bleeding (infected) gums, abscessed teeth, post-nasal drip, diet change, circadian rhythm change, allergy, etc. see both your Denist and your Physician. ...Read more

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Milky white discharge red dry irritated skin on inner labias dry peeling skin on clitoris musky and metallic smell after sex with a condom?

Milky white discharge red dry irritated skin on inner labias dry peeling skin on clitoris musky and metallic smell after sex with a condom?

Poss yeast vaginitis: Discharge and redness are very consistent with a yeast vaginitis, but findings could potentially be related to allergy or sensitivity to the material in condoms or lubricant. I suggest starting with an exam from your doctor or gynecologist. Yeast infection is very treatable with both vaginal inserts and oral medication and is not considered STD. ...Read more