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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?

Quite few things...: This can be caused by a variety of inflammatory conditions in the mouth-- periodontal disease, infected teeth, mucous membrane disorders, and yeast infection. Upper respiratory catarrhal conditions and gastroesophageal reflux disease are also common offenders. Endocrine and metabolic disease can cause this, some medications-e.g. Metronidazole, and neurological smell/taste derangement (dysgeusia). ...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.

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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Bloody taste in mouth, coughing and backache. Is this pregnancy symptom?

Bloody taste in mouth, coughing and backache. Is this pregnancy symptom?

Unclear: The symptoms which you describe are quite consistent with many diagnoses. Pregnancy is one of many possible things that could be going on. If you think you are pregnant, then you should start by determining when was your last period. If it is late, then that could be the first indication you might be pregnant. The best way to tell if you are pregnant is to undergo a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in your mouth when you burp other than pregnancy?

Reflux: Good morning! Most common is reflux of stomach contents and acid. Consider using Pepcid or Zantac (ranitidine) to reduce the acid content. Also, small amount of blood left over from a nose bleed and even certain medications can cause reflux to worsen and can give you that metallic taste. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Feeling sleepy, bitter taste in mouth, acidity symptoms, pregnancy?

Feeling sleepy, bitter taste in mouth, acidity symptoms, pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, ^ gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more

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Could feeling feverish, having an unpleasant taste in the mouth, plus itches all over the body be pregnancy signs?

Could feeling feverish, having an unpleasant taste in the mouth, plus itches all over the body be pregnancy signs?

Unlikely but do HPT: These are early signs of pregnany
1breast changes, like tenderness, blue veins across the breast, darkening of areola
2fatigue
3food craving or aversions
4missed period
5frequent urination
6implantation spotting
7morning sichness, nausea and vomiting
8high basal body temp
not all women feel all or any symptoms except missed period.In your case the only symptom which may be due to pregnancy is feverish. ...Read more

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Is a blood/Nasty taste in your mouth a sign of complication of pregnancy? Even when you drink water or take a prenatal it get stronger.

Is a blood/Nasty taste in your mouth a sign of complication of pregnancy? Even when you drink water or take a prenatal it get stronger.

Pregnancy and taste: You may be experiencing acid reflux which is quite common in pregnancy. The high levels of estrogen in your body relax the smooth muscle in your esophagus and stomach and make it easier to regurgitate a small amount of acid, especially when you are lying down. Try taking Mylanta, Maalox, or other anti-acid and see if the taste goes away. ...Read more

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I am 10dpo and I took a pregnancy test that came out negative but I still have pregnancy symptoms why? And I have this metallic taste in my mouth

Metallic taste: Most common cause is infected gums that bleed on stimulation. Best advice, see your Dentist ASAP for periodontal examination and oral hygiene instructions. Can also be due to hormonal changes, GERD, infected sinuses, infected tooth/teeth, systemic disease, etc. Call your Dentist for exam. If not dental cause, see your GP or OBGyn. ...Read more

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23 y/o female with IUD. Nausea and metallic taste in mouth for 48 hours. Should I go to urgent care/take a pregnancy test?

No emergency: If you missed your period by 4-5 days, you may do a home pregnancy test. For metallic taste, try giving more attention to your oral hygiene, may be change your toothpaste, brush and floss regularly, if that does not help, you may wish to see a dentist. ...Read more

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Being treated by chiropractor for TMJ by pushing on pressure points in/outside my mouth+activator, is this safe during pregnancy (6-8 weeks pregnant)?

Being treated by chiropractor for TMJ by pushing on pressure points in/outside my mouth+activator, is this safe during pregnancy (6-8 weeks pregnant)?

Not really: There is no danger to your baby with this treatment, but have seen far better success with TMJ treatment from a specialized dentist who deals with TMJ issues. Get an appointment and consider a dental splint. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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