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Vagina started having metallic taste/smell..What could it be?

Vagina started having metallic taste/smell..What could it be?

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

Metallic Taste In Mouth (Definition)

A metallic taste in the mouth is an abnormal or unusual taste in the mouth, sometimes ...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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I am normally on time but not this month. I have been under alot of stress and I have been doing alot of traveling and activity for work last month. I am pregnancy symptoms such as metallic taste, heightened sense of smell, abdominal pain, cramps, mood sw

I am normally on time but not this month. I have been under alot of stress and I have been doing alot of traveling and activity for work last month. I am pregnancy symptoms such as metallic taste, heightened sense of smell, abdominal pain, cramps, mood sw

Pregnancy test: Did you have unprotected sex? Did you miss a period? If yes to both, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat it in 5-7 days. 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. ...Read more

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I am experiencing metallic taste in mouth and strange smell or taste.

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

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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

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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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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Everything smells like mothballs n I have a horrid metallic taste that won't go red raw throat. Is this connected to tonsillitis?

Everything smells like mothballs n I have a horrid metallic taste that won't go red raw throat. Is this connected to tonsillitis?

Bad taste: You may have a sinus infection that should be evaluated. An infection with post nasal drip would amuse the taste. If you are on any medications you should check to see if this is a known side effect. Recommend that you see an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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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Why would someone develop a metallic taste?

See your physician : There are many possible causes for your symptom. See your primary care physician for an examination. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a cold and my coughs are dry with a metallic taste?

Bacteria/virus: That taste comes from the bacterial/viral bodies in your sinus and throat and even in the rough surface of your tongue. Should go away with the cold. ...Read more

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Feeling weird and sick. Shaky, metallic taste, nauseous..What could it be?

Feeling weird and sick. Shaky, metallic taste, nauseous..What could it be?

She doctor: There are many things that can cause these symptoms. See your doctor for an evaluation and find the cause and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes the taste blood or like a metallic taste after being randomly active & no warmup?

What causes the taste blood or like a metallic taste after being randomly active & no warmup?

Difficult to even: Begin to speculate a diagnosis. Best to be evaluated by your pcp for an exam and labs to better be able to render a diagnosis. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste and feel like I have travel sickness all day :-( been like this for about 5 days?

Difficult to diagnos: Without more information. Probably best to be checked out by a physician given that it hasn't resolved. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in mouth?

Several things: Can be a result of different types of mettalic restorations in your teeth.. Also can be the result of some medications. ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth toda; what is it?

Metallic taste in mouth toda; what is it?

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

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What causes a metallic taste in the mouth?

Several things: Most common dental cause is a draining tooth or gum abscess. Next common is a reaction to some medication. Sinus infections draining pus can do this too. B & c vitamin deficiencies and zinc deficiency may be associated withbmetallic tastes. There are many patients in whom no cause of metallic taste can be found. See your dentist to rule out dental infections as your first step. ...Read more

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What causes metallic taste in my mouth?

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a side effect of many medications. It is not a serious condition and is quite common. If it persists beyond a few weeks, consult with your physician or dentist. Make sure you are maintaining good oral hygiene. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

Dysgeusia: is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes a  metallic taste in your mouth?

Metallic taste: Many times this taste is a result of gingival bleeding. If your gums are red, swollen and /or bleeding, this would explain the taste. As was mentioned, medications can aslo alter taste. In other cases, problems with the middle ear can cause a tast alteration often presenting as a metallic taste. ...Read more

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What causes the metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes the metallic taste in your mouth?

GUM DISEASE: The possible diagnosis is perio disease, ( gum infection),
you have to have an exam done by your dentist, to evaluate you periodental disease, . ...Read more

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I have this metallic taste in my mouth. Any thoughts?

I have this metallic taste in my mouth. Any thoughts?

Could be many things: Broken filling, GI issue, reflux, result of drug therapy. Start by seeing your dentist and if all is okay see your md/ent/gi specialist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a metallic taste in your mouth?

Metallic taste: A metallic taste is a side effect of many drugs. Also dental decay, periodontal (gum) disease, sinus infections, systemic disease, vitamin deficiency, inhalation or ingestion of metallic agents, allergies, and smoking.

In many cases, the cause cannot be determined. ...Read more

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My coughs are dry with a metallic taste?

My coughs are dry with a metallic taste?

Might be GERD: Be sure to have your doctor check you out for gastric reflux - your dry cough may be the result of irritated tissue in your throat. Stomach acid can create small patches of throat lining that are inflamed and cause a chronic cough. Metallic taste can also be from stomach acids on your taste buds.

One common reason for gerd is sleep apnea, so if you snore, ask questions about that also. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Metallic taste?

Metallic Taste?: Good day;
Most common instance when patients present with metallic taste is symptomatic of Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis. Usually the gums are painful and bleed, their is ulceration of inter-dental papillae. foul breath and a metallic taste. ...Read more

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Everything i eat has a metallic taste. Could I have a cut?

Everything i eat has a metallic taste. Could I have a cut?

Bleeding gums: Bleeding froma cut or from periodontal disease can cause a metallic taste. So can mineral and vitamin deficiencies, hormonal and diabetes can also be a cause. If you have. It seen a dentist recently you should start with a dental exam and teeth cleaning. If your mouth is healthy then your primary care can help you fins the answer. ...Read more