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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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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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Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Smoking?: Most common is chronic damage to nerves of the nose and tongue from toxic exposure. Your complaints are very common for smokers or those who use asthma inhalers too much. Heavy metal toxicity can cause these symptoms. Lead, mercury and arsenic exposure can cause this. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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What could be causing an occassional metallic taste in my mouth? It does not happen every time I eat but with some certain foods or even smells

What could be causing an occassional metallic taste in my mouth? It does not happen every time I eat but with some certain foods or even smells

Metallic taste: Probably tasting copper, you may have some bleeding. See a Gum Specialist, a Periodontist, to evaluate for gum infection. May also be from change in Meds or supplements. ...Read more

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What would cause an occasional metallic taste in my mouth? The taste seems to intensify if i smell certain foods or hold certain foods that are salty.

GERD: The two most common causes of this are: gerd - gastroesophogealrefluxdisease where acid comes back up from your stomach and another possibility is that you have a necrotic or dead tooth that needs a root canal. A dentist can check for this. ...Read more

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What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?

What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV  saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?

Pus: Pus tastes metallic. Benedryl will dry your mouth and mucus membranes. Without being diluted with saliva you may be tasting an infection in your mouth, sinus, or throat. The reason you are getting an IV push may be a hint of what is going on. ...Read more

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Hello, i have this problem in mouth and nose i smell and taste metal. it usually occurs when i sneeze, laugh too hard or breath heavily.

Hello, i have this problem in mouth and nose i smell and taste metal. it usually occurs when i sneeze, laugh too hard or breath heavily.

Oral Hygiene: Sometimes bacteria trapped in the throat and tonsils and tongue can give a metal taste sensation. Brush regularly, gargle, and use a tongue scraper. If the problem persists, consider seeing a dentist. There are other causes for this, but they would not generally be triggered by the things that do this to you (sneeze, laugh). ...Read more

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At night nose burns smell grease as if I left oven on but did not. Have a broken off tooth, metallic taste in mouth. Just off antibiotic. Causes?

At night nose burns smell grease as if I left oven on but did not.  Have a broken off tooth, metallic taste in mouth.  Just off antibiotic.  Causes?

Some thoughts...: The infection, sinusitis, decay from the tooth, dry mouth, the antibiotic, plus a host of other factors can all be contributing to your symptoms. Have your dentist restore that rotten tooth and any other dental issues you might have. Then, if your problem(s) persist, see your PCP. ...Read more

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There is a metallic smell in a 3 year old's mouth after falling and busting the mouth and trauma to a tooth. There is also a large bruise on the inner lip. What should be done?

There is a metallic smell in a 3 year old's mouth after falling and busting the mouth and trauma to a tooth. There is also a large bruise on the inner lip. What should be done?

Needs to see dentist: Bleeding or infection can cause a mouth odor. If you have. Lt taken your child to a dentist yet, do this today. A pediatric dentist is best able to treat your child. ...Read more

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I have dry eyes, dry mouth, rinitis, metal smell when i breathe and raynaud. Are there syntoms of another disease?

I have dry eyes, dry mouth, rinitis, metal smell when i breathe and raynaud. Are there syntoms of another disease?

Autoimmune disease: Your description sounds like an autoimmune disease such as sjögren's syndrome, lupus, or some other disease. See a rheumatogist. ...Read more

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