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Metallic Taste In Mouth And Smell In Nose
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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What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV saline push&iv benedryl? Is this a common phenomenon?
Metallic taste: Could be from infected/bleeding gums, food impaction areas between and around teeth, a broken/loose dental restoration, infected throat/tonsils/adenoids/sinuses, neurologic impairment, systemic disease, etc. As m metallic taste most often has an oral cavity cause, first see your Dentist. If there are no dental markers you will be referred to appropriate dental or medical specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
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 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.
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I am experiencing a metallic taste, dry mouth, raised bumps, back of tongue is white, and extremely bad breath that I can't smell. But offends others.
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated. ...Read more
I had dry eyes runny nose itchy throat last week and last night suddenly woke up with weird bitter metallic taste in my mouth. What might be the cause?
Infection: You may have some type of infection such as a sinus infection. Tough to say without an exam, so get checked if it persists. Good luck. ...Read more
Facial pain around sinuses & eyes, TMJ pain, minor headache, left side neck pain, foggy head, metallic taste in mouth.
Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat, bad metallic taste in mouth now my right is slightly red, painful to blink w/white-yellowish discharge. Help?
Extreme nasal congestion, sore throat, bad metallic taste in mouth now my right tonsil is slightly red, painful to swallow and slight fevers! Help?
Have had tingling in arms, spread to legs, lots of random nerve pain. Lymph nodes feel swollen, uncomfortable feeling to lower head, metallic taste?
See a doctor or UR: PCP. All the symptoms mentioned aren't normal, and spell trouble without a diagnosis made, and needs to be worked up and assessed by a doctor, who knows your history. Don't delay. Time to get some help! ...Read more
There are many causes of metallic taste in mouth
1 many prescription and over the counter meds can cause it
2 dental infection or gum disease and dental fillings
3 bleeding from gums, sinuses or nose
if it is persistant you should check with your dentist and your doctor and list all the meds you are taking including over the counter meds. ...Read more
Broad range possible: Certain supplements & medications can give a metallic taste like biaxin, (clarithromycin) lithium, azithromycin, captopril, penicillamine, meds for glaucoma, reflux, & insomnia. Epistaxis, sinus infections or gingivitis with occult bleeding of the gums can give a metallic taste. Deteriorating metallic fillings, caries & abscesses can as well. Vitamin deficiencies b-12 & zinc, pregnancy & some systemic diseases. ...Read more
Drug side effects: A metallic taste can be a side effect of drugs or medications. I suggest he see his family doctor to explore this possibility. A comprehensive dental exam would also be a good idea. ...Read more
Not sure: Vaginal tissues, like skin pores can extrude odors, such as garlic. It could be something you have eaten or product you are using. ...Read more
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
Not metal: Medications such as some antibiotics, prenatal vitamins and antidepressants, as well as drugs used to treat high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis and kidney stones and iodine can cause metalic taste. Oral problems, including oral infections such as gingivitis or periodontitis, tooth infections, and poor oral hygiene. Rigorous oral hygiene should be the first approach to treatment. ...Read more
Many reasons: 1. Galvanic action: 2 different metals in saliva, a conductive fluid. 2. Leaking or broken down fillings. 3. Gum disease can cause a metallic taste. 4. Medications that are taken. 5. Trapped food particles or foods you have eaten. Consider these reasons, brush and floss well, and seek professional advice if it persists. ...Read more
Hard to say...: Without a medical history and an exam, it is difficult to tell you exactly what is your cause. Multiple factors contribute, including medications, hormonal changes, dental problems, etc. Please see your physician and dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
Many Causes: May or may not be dentally related. I would start with my pcp then my dentist. ...Read more
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Taste: Many causes lead altered taste. Included are disease in the mouth - especially periodontal. Restorations in the mouth may alter taste. Medications may effect taste. Many systemic diseases have an effect. To best answer this question we need a complete history including list of all medications including herbals, over the counter, and to do a complete exam. ...Read more