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Metallic Taste In Mouth Pregnancy 37 Weeks
Quite few things...: This can be caused by a variety of inflammatory conditions in the mouth-- periodontal disease, infected teeth, mucous membrane disorders, and yeast infection. Upper respiratory catarrhal conditions and gastroesophageal reflux disease are also common offenders. Endocrine and metabolic disease can cause this, some medications-e.g. Metronidazole, and neurological smell/taste derangement (dysgeusia). ...Read more
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I'm wondering can the metallic taste in your mouth during pregnancy come and go? What does it mean?
I am 10dpo and I took a pregnancy test that came out negative but I still have pregnancy symptoms why? And I have this metallic taste in my mouth
Metallic taste: Most common cause is infected gums that bleed on stimulation. Best advice, see your Dentist ASAP for periodontal examination and oral hygiene instructions. Can also be due to hormonal changes, GERD, infected sinuses, infected tooth/teeth, systemic disease, etc. Call your Dentist for exam. If not dental cause, see your GP or OBGyn. ...Read more
Reflux: Good morning! Most common is reflux of stomach contents and acid. Consider using Pepcid or Zantac (ranitidine) to reduce the acid content. Also, small amount of blood left over from a nose bleed and even certain medications can cause reflux to worsen and can give you that metallic taste. I hope this helps. ...Read more
On orsythia for 5 months. Off for three weeks now. Pregnancy symptoms. Cramping, metallic taste in mouth, etc. Could this just be from coming off pill?
OCP side effects:
These may all be related to birth control pills.
I would also confirm that you are not pregnant with a pregnancy test! ...Read more
23 y/o female with IUD. Nausea and metallic taste in mouth for 48 hours. Should I go to urgent care/take a pregnancy test?
I felt bloated, frequen urination for 2 days, metallic taste in mouth 4 a short while. 6 days after, there's none but heartburn& backpain. Pregnancy?
If you had sex since your last period and have missed your period by more than 4-5 days do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I had early symptoms of pregnancy at 6 dpo. Metallic taste in mouth, tugging and pulling in my lower abdomen, and mild cramps, but now don't have any?
Pregnancy Symptoms: It would be impossible for your body to know if you were pregnant that early. The fertilized egg is in no way connected to the body for many days post impregnation. The fertilized egg has to travel from the pelvis through the fallopian tubes. It then has to land on and implant on the wall of the uterus. And then it has to grow to a big enough size to have enough cells to be leaking the HCG hormone. ...Read more
Have metallic taste in my mouth can it be cause of taking Dulcolax or a very early pregnancy symptom. I'm on bc shot, 8 days left for my period
Exam needed: There are several reasons for a metallic taste inyour mouth. Dental disease, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, hormonal, medications are only a few of them. A home pregnancy test can answer your concern about being pregnant. A doctor or dental exam and blood tests can help you find out the cause of the metallic taste. ...Read more
There are many causes for a metalic taste in your mouth. Some are medications, si us infections, allergies, dry mouth, vitamin deficiencies, gum disease, diabetes, neurological, and hormonal changes, such as pregnancy.
If you think you amy be pregnant the best time to do a test is in the morning after you have missed your period. ...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
Coughing over a month. Diagnosed with bronchitis. Got better. Cough returned. Barking with metallic taste. 37 weeks pregnant. What should I do?
See your doc: Though you said you got better from your bronchitis, I think you may have had a relapse and might benefit from another course of a different antibiotic. There are a number of safe antibiotics you could be treated with so see you doctor and hopefully you will be feeling better before you go into labor. ...Read more
Bloating, frequent urination, metallic taste in mouth, back pain. No nausea or cramping. Still pms or pregnancy? Period due in a week
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
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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MD and DDS: See both your primary care physician and your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
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
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more