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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 (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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 I have not heard of it with just the placement of a blood drawing needle, where blood is withdrawn and nothing is injected.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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a rather persistent cough for about a month now . I get a bloody/metallic taste in my mouth often once i cough. I do not see any blood though.?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had the flu 1 1/2 weeks ago. Now I have metallic taste in my mouth when I cough. I do cough blood up only in the mornings. Should I see a doctor?
What: What are you waiting for? Please call your GP as soon as possible. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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