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Can costochondritis also cause metallic taste in mouth and pink foamy saliva?

Can costochondritis also cause metallic taste in mouth and pink foamy saliva?

NO sounds like: Something else altogether or unrelated. However pink foamy saliva and a metallic taste means that you are bleeding from somewhere in your mouth, throat or otherwise. If it persists i would seek medical care sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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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Have some foul smell in nose and taste in mouth. Tonsil infection or sinus problem?

Have some foul smell in nose and taste in mouth.  Tonsil infection or sinus problem?

Foul smell: Foul smell in nose/mouth can be caused by both sinus/tonsil infection. With sinus infection one has nasal congestion with thick yellow/green nasal discharge/post nasal drip with tonsil infection one has sore throat. ...Read more

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Cause for weird taste in mouth soapy taste extra saliva?

Cause for weird taste in mouth soapy taste extra saliva?

Medications,illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more

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Salty taste in mouth with tonsillitis and hypo tsh.863 and t 4 .8 is there a connection?

Salty taste in mouth with tonsillitis and hypo tsh.863 and t 4 .8 is there a connection?

Thyroid iris: Could be unrelated but you could also have a condition called subacute thyroiditis due to infllammed thyroid which is self limited and may cause under active thyroid for a short time. ...Read more

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Symptoms include: lump in throat sore jaws dry mouth loss of appetite sometimes bitter/bland taste in mouth and nausea. What could it be?

Symptoms include: lump in throat sore jaws dry mouth loss of appetite sometimes bitter/bland taste in mouth and nausea. What could it be?

Medications: The first thing that i would check is your current list of medications. Many medications can have side effects that could give you some of the symptoms that you are describing. ...Read more

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Metallic sour taste in mouth with barretts esophagus, symptom of what?

Metallic sour taste in mouth with barretts esophagus, symptom of what?

Reflux : Ur tasting what ever is coming up from reflux. Other possibility would b side effect of medication. U can call ur pharmacist to run through ur list of medication to c if any of them cause this side effect. ...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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Can wisdom teeth coming through cause a really foul smell and taste in your mouth?

Can wisdom teeth coming through cause a really foul smell and taste in your mouth?

Yes: Impacted wisdom teeth that are partially visible in the mouth are a prime area for food and bacteria to harbor and can be a definite cause for a foul taste and smell. ...Read more

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Sweet taste in mouth due to thyroid problems?

Sweet taste in mouth due to thyroid problems?

No : That's not commonly seen with thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Is loss of taste and smell normal with aging — or could loss of taste and smell have other causes?

Is loss of taste and smell normal with aging — or could loss of taste and smell have other causes?

Some loss of taste and smell is natural with aging, especially after age 60: Various other factors also can contribute to loss of taste and smell, however, including: Nasal and sinus problems, such as allergies, sinusitis or nasal polyps, Certain medications, including beta blockers and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, Dental problems, Cigarette smoking, Head or facial injury, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease. Loss of taste and smell can have a significant impact on quality of life, often leading to decreased appetite and poor nutrition. Sometimes loss of taste and smell contributes to depression. Loss of taste and smell also might tempt you to use excess salt or sugar on your food to enhance the taste — which could be a problem if you have high blood pressure or diabetes. If you're experiencing loss of taste and smell, consult your doctor. Although you can't reverse age-related loss of taste and smell, some causes of impaired taste and smell are treatable. For example, your doctor might adjust your medications if they're contributing to the problem. Many nasal and sinus conditions and dental problems can be treated as well. If you smoke, quitting can help restore your sense of smell. If necessary, your doctor might recommend consulting an allergist, an ear, nose and throat specialist (otolaryngologist), a neurologist or other specialist. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen gums and a metallic taste in mouth?

What can cause swollen gums and a metallic taste in mouth?

Could be many things: Allergies, autoimmune reactions, infections, etc... There are many things that could cause swollen gums and alter your taste. I would recommend an evaluation by a periodontist or other dentist to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Water infection, sore boobs, metalic taste in mouth, bloating and cramps.Are any of these issues related?

Water infection, sore boobs, metalic taste in mouth, bloating and cramps.Are any of these issues related?

See below: Difficult to answer without other history, eg are you on any medications could be side effects of mediactions apart from bladder infection which is unrelated by water infection i presume you are talking about bladder infection, and that should not have bearing on the other symptoms. ...Read more

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Could sarcoidosis cause constant sweet taste in mouth?

Could sarcoidosis cause constant sweet taste in mouth?

Sweet taste: Constant sweet taste in your mouth, is possible if you have taste impairment. It means there’s a problem with your ability to taste. Nasal infection, cold, or flu. Vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency, swollen gums, certain medications you are taking, a side effect of smoking pipes, exposure to some chemicals etc. Sarcoidosis usually causes metallic taste. ...Read more

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Can dental implants cause loss of taste. Can taste or sense sweet, sour, salty, and spicy, but not taste foods.

Can dental implants cause loss of taste. Can taste or sense sweet, sour, salty, and spicy, but not taste foods.

Likely not: In 35 years of practice, never heard or read of this occurring. Typical implant placement sites do not go near the areas which provide these. I would suggest seeing an Oral Medicine specialist if these things have occurred. Further references might follow from there. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What things could cause an unpleasant taste in the mouth constantly. No dental problems.

What things could cause an unpleasant taste in the mouth constantly.  No dental problems.

Many things: A change of diet, or a change of medication, the commencement of an infection can all produce a change in salivary flow. This is a very common cause of an altered perception of taste in the mouth. 60% of the commonly prescribed medications have the effect of decreasing the amount of saliva produced. I recommend that you see your dentist and have them do a review for you. ...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 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 is causing a burning tongue and a metallic taste in their mouth?

What is causing a burning tongue and a metallic taste in their mouth?

Candida infection: There are other possibilities but candida is most likely the cause. See a dentist who specializes or has training in oral medicine for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes a constant metallic taste in mouth?

What causes a constant metallic taste in mouth?

Medications or resto: Both can cause a metallic taste in the mouth. Silver fillings tend to leach out a metallic taste when they encounter acid (juice, bacteria). ...Read more

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Mouth Disorders (Definition)

Conditions that make it difficult for you to smile, talk, eat, drink, or taste normally can be considered ...Read more