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Sudden metallic taste in mouth. Am I tasting my own blood?

Sudden metallic taste in mouth. Am I tasting my own blood?

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

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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What does it mean when i taste blood or have a metallic taste in my mouth?

What does it mean when i taste blood  or have a metallic taste in my mouth?

Several reasons: . The tinny, sharp taste can be caused by such things as smoking; an injury to the head, nose or mouth; a nutritional deficiency or even pregnancy. Some people experience a metallic taste in the mouth after taking a multivitamin or other dietary supplement. It can be a symptom of a serious medical condition, most often a metallic taste in the mouth is caused by a dry mouth or harmless situation. ...Read more

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How come I get a weird metallic taste in my mouth during a blood test?

How come I get a weird metallic taste in my mouth during a blood test?

Very Unusual: Metallic taste in mouth is generally seen with vitamin deficiency, oral infections, injesting certain foods, drug reactions, during medical imaging with contrast injections. I have not heard of it with just the placement of a blood drawing needle, where blood is withdrawn and nothing is injected. ...Read more

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Blood pressure is up and I have a metallic taste in my mouth is this a sign of a heartattack?

Blood pressure is up  and I have a metallic taste in my mouth is this a sign of a heartattack?

See your PCP: get your BP and heart checked with PCP....metallic taste can be the result of meds, intraoral galvanic currents, clenching/grinding, periodontal disease ...Read more

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Does the metallic taste in my mouth after coughing mean I have blood in my phlegm?

Metallic mouth taste: There are many causes for a metal taste in the mouth. Most are systemic and need a internal medical consult to find the answer. They will check diet meds topicals, etc that may be involved. The mouth often reflects conditions elsewhere in the body. Pay attention when our body sends up this kind of signal. It is important. ...Read more

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I have very bad teeth. A lot of my back teeth are broken off. I have a metallic taste in my mouth. I also spit up a brown substance & a little blood.

Gum disease: You likely have bad teeth due to poor dental hygiene with gingivitis the complication. This in turn causes you to lose your teeth and the minute bleeding from chronic gingivitis causes the discolored discharge and the metallic taste. Since chronic inflammation from gingivitis is unhealthy, need to see dentist ASAP. He will also likely provide you with info to keep your teeth healthy in the future ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth?

Metallic taste/mouth: 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

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What can cause a sudden metallic taste in mouth?

What can cause a sudden metallic taste in 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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Light weird period , doubting if im pregnant or not due to other stuff too, now have copper like metallic taste in mouth. Am i pregnant?Something else?

Hard to say: What you describe does not sound like a common finding with pregnancy. Much more information is needed as many things can affect one's period. But since you are worried the easiest thing is to check a home pregnancy test. The metallic taste is unusual. Some medication side effects can do that (old antibiotic called biaxin), and from some infections like hepatitis. Smoking can effect taste. ...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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Metallic taste in mouth what can be causing this?

Metallic taste in mouth what can be causing this?

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

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Why does my boyfriend have a metallic taste in his mouth?

Why does my boyfriend have a metallic taste in his mouth?

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

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What causes metallic taste in my mouth?

Most often: Most often 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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Why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth?

Why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth?

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

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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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What would cause a metallic taste in my mouth?

What would cause a metallic taste in my mouth?

Metallic taste: A metallic taste in the mouth can be due to a variety of causes including medications, dental/gum problems, poor oral hygiene, mouth breathing, dry mouth, dehydration, common cold, upper respiratory infection, aging, and neurological disorders. In many cases, the metallic taste will disappear on its own when the underlying condition, such as an upper respiratory infection, is resolved. ...Read more

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What can cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

Gingivitis: While a number of conditions can cause a metallic taste in your mouth, gingivitis is the probably the most common. You should see a dentist to have it addressed and properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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How can I get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

How can I get the metallic taste out of my mouth?

Determine the cause: There are many reasons for a metalic taste, including taking certain medications, infections, and diet just to name a few. Once the cause is determined, you can focus on that aspect and have treatment to help with your dysguisia. See your physician and your dentist. ...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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Could eating chia seeds cause metallic taste in mouth?

Could eating chia seeds cause metallic taste in mouth?

chia seeds: There is no definitive cause of metallic taste in the mouth, but there are numerous possibilities. If you had no metallic taste before eating the seeds, and if the metallic taste disappears if you stop eating the seeds, then it may be the seeds. If the metallic taste lingers, see your dentist or ENT specialist for an examination. ...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