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Is a salty taste in the mouth normal during pregnancy? What can be done to reduce the taste of salt in the mouth during pregnancy?

Is a salty taste in the mouth normal during pregnancy? What can be done to reduce the taste of salt in the mouth during pregnancy?

LessInThe2ndTrimeste: Pregnancy can be associated with "dysgeusia," the "bad taste problem," maybe caused by high estrogen levels. It's more common than you might think and can result in no taste or an altered taste, like metallic or bitter or salty. It's said that adding sour will stimulate taste buds. So does MSG. Baking Soda mouthwash, brushing teeth and tongue and frequent rinsing with water will help somewhat. ...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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I was wondering what are the causes of a metal taste in the mouth except for pregnancy?

I was wondering what are the causes of a metal taste in the mouth except for pregnancy?

Metal taste: Some medications and certain vitamins are the big ones. See the following for more information: http://www.livestrong.com/article/86757-causes-metal-taste-mouth/ and: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/metallic-taste/Pages/Introduction.aspx ...Read more

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Could your mouth taste like vomit in pregnancy?

Could your mouth taste like vomit in pregnancy?

Heartburn: It sounds like you may be experiencing heartburn/ acid reflux. Over the counter medications such as Nexium (esomeprazole) can help. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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What ( other than pregnancy) causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

What ( other than pregnancy) causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

Many other causes: Bleeding or inflamed gums will cause a metallic taste. Vitamin deficiencies, prescription meds, leaking metallic fillings or crowns may also cause this. Rule out dental causes first, then see your doctor to rule out other possibilities. ...Read more

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Bad taste in mouth for days is it malaria or sign of pregnancy?

Bad taste in mouth for days is it malaria or sign of pregnancy?

You sound confused: If you think either one of those issues are likely you would need to explain that you had unprotected sex or been exposed to infected mosquitoes while traveling to a third world country. Maybe you were drunk, high, or psychotic when you asked the question?... ...Read more

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Can metal taste in mouth be early signs of pregnancy?I'm about 7 days past ovulation.Taking prenatal vit for 6+months now .Can't be that just now.

No way to tell : It is unusual for women to have much in the way of pregnancy symptoms prior to when the missed period would be. There are changes in taste and smell in early pregnancy. If you miss your period and have a positive pregnancy test then that metallic taste may be associated with pregnancy for you. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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