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Been feeling constipated, having metallic taste in mouth this morning and somewhat nausea im guessing because constipation what could be the cause??

Been feeling constipated, having metallic taste in mouth this morning and somewhat nausea im guessing because constipation what could be the cause??

R/O IBS: IBS CONSTIPATION predominant. IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori (CAN GIVE METALLIC TASTE). Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com The SX wax and wane. ...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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Can anxiety cause metallic taste in mouth, feeling sick, nausea, dizziness and exhaustion.?

Can anxiety cause metallic taste in mouth, feeling sick, nausea, dizziness and exhaustion.?

No: While some of these symptoms can occur with anxiety, the sum of all of them is not likely to be due to stress but rather an illness that requires medical attention. ...Read more

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Feel metallic taste in the mouth and nausea.?

Feel metallic taste in the mouth and nausea.?

Medications?: Metallic taste is often a side effect of certain medications. Your post did not say. Discuss your problem with your physician. ...Read more

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I just experienced chills, metallic taste in mouth and nausea. What do those mean?

I just experienced chills, metallic taste in mouth and nausea. What do those mean?

GERD or more?: Your nausea may have little to do with the GI tract & therefore may not respond to vomiting. Biliary & pancreatic disease may be present. Gas/bloat syndrome? Consider "central" causes like: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), food poisoning, medication side effects, pregnancy, & even stress. See your doctor. ...Read more

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In the morning I get sick and nausea filling queasy then in the afternoon im fine I want to eat immediately I wake up my mouth is got metallic taste.

May be GERD?: It may be due to Gastro Esophageal Reflux which may be causing your symptoms, The other cause of morning sickness is pregnancy.You did not give any information about your age etc.
If not pregnant try over the counter acid suppressor therapy lika Ranitidine or Omeprazole. Do not eat close to going to bed and avoid foods that can cause reflux
If no improvment within 5to7 days consult your doctor ...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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Ended period on 10th, had sex 12th, have short cycle 25/26 days. Have had headaches/nausea for past 3 days & now metallic taste in mouth. Pregnant?

Ended period on 10th, had sex 12th, have short cycle 25/26 days. Have had headaches/nausea for past 3 days & now metallic taste in mouth. Pregnant?

Back to School?: Remember what you learned about how babies are made in health class that it takes one to five days after sex for the pregnancy to be conceived and then it is fen to fourteen days after that for the fetus to be big enough to be sharing blood and chemicals with the mother's body? That any symptoms before the fetus is this big cannot possibly be related to pregnancy? Don't you remember this? ...Read more

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Metallic taste in mouth not currently on medication, nausea, and vaginal spotting what's going on? I had my last Depo-Provera shot in March this year

Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems. Dysgeusia is not very common. Fortunately, many of the causes are temporary and not life-threatening, but the disorder does affect your quality of life. See your PCP for neurological exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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My areolas have been hurting since yesterday and they are very sore, I've also had nausea and fatigue and a metallic taste in my mouth

My areolas have been hurting since yesterday and they are very sore, I've also had nausea and fatigue and a metallic taste in my mouth

Mastalgia: Given that we don't have any more information about your social or medical history, medications, when was your last period, are you breast feedings etc., I would suggest starting with a pregnancy test if there is any chance of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Stomach pain the whole way across the top of my abdomen, with metallic taste in my mouth with nausea and vomiting. What might be going on?

Stomach pain the whole way across the top of my abdomen, with metallic taste in my mouth with nausea and vomiting. What might be going on?

Not certain: Your symptoms could reflect a serious problem with your liver or kidneys. An alternative explanation would be toxic exposure. I suggest you see a physician for blood work and examination. Your reported use of zofran (ondansetron) is confusing, as is your use of birth control pills after hysterectomy. Please bring all your medicines to the physician (herbals too) for a more complete review. ...Read more

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Sore breasts, metallic taste in mouth, nausea, heartburn and frequent peeing. I've tested negative tho period due next week. Pregnant?

Sore breasts, metallic taste in mouth, nausea, heartburn and frequent peeing. I've tested negative tho period due next week. Pregnant?

Possible: Early prenatal care is the single most important aspect to a healthy mom and newborn. Engage your doc early. ...Read more

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Bloating, frequent urination, metallic taste in mouth, back pain. No nausea or cramping. Still pms or pregnancy? Period due in a week

Bloating, frequent urination, metallic taste in mouth, back pain. No nausea or cramping. Still pms or pregnancy? Period due in a week

Not necessarily...: Your symptoms are non-specific. They could mean you are pregnant but they could also mean you have an infection in the uterus or bladder or many other things. If your period doesn't happen in a week, a pregnancy test would clarify the situation. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Past 5 months have had nausea, bitter metallic taste, a tongue sore & chillitis that comes & goes. Nausea/taste comes on & off all day with/out food. Past 5 months have had nausea, bitter metallic tas?

Past 5 months have had nausea, bitter metallic taste, a tongue sore & chillitis that comes & goes. Nausea/taste comes on & off all day with/out food. Past 5 months have had nausea, bitter metallic tas?

See your doctor: The metallic taste is known as dysguesia and can have many causes, including infection, an effect of smoking, allergies, or certain medications. With the meds you're taking I do wonder if one could be causing this, including the nausea and chelitis. I would suggest an office visit with your prescribing doctor to discuss your symptoms and review your medications and their side effects. ...Read more

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Past 5 months, bitter/metallic taste, nausea, chilitis, sore on tongue. All comes & goes frequently. No new meds. Saw GP x2, DMD x1, Derm x1. Not reflux.

Past 5 months, bitter/metallic taste, nausea, chilitis, sore on tongue. All comes & goes frequently. No new meds. Saw GP x2, DMD x1, Derm x1. Not reflux.

Deficiency?: It is possible that you could be deficient in Iron or Vitamin B, especially considering your medications and previous surgery. Consider discussing this possibility with your doctor and they can discuss a further evaluation and treatment plan with you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a constant metallic taste in my mouth and feel sick. I also find that I am belching a lot. I don't have any heartburn or acid reflux symptoms?

I have a constant metallic taste in my mouth and feel sick. I also find that I am belching a lot. I don't have any heartburn or acid reflux symptoms?

See MD: You do have symptoms of gerd, acid reflex. This can be harmful to mouth but worse your esophagus. Barrett's disorder. Other intestinal problems may be causing you to feel sick. Your physician should examine you, diagnose the problem then treat or refer to specialist. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in the mouth?

Several things: Most common dental cause is a draining tooth or gum abscess. Next common is a reaction to some medication. Sinus infections draining pus can do this too. B & c vitamin deficiencies and zinc deficiency may be associated withbmetallic tastes. There are many patients in whom no cause of metallic taste can be found. See your dentist to rule out dental infections as your first step. ...Read more

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For any doctor, I want to know what cause a metallic taste in the mouth?

Old filling or Meds: If you still have some silver fillings in your mouth and they are becoming worn down and the margins are leaking, you can develop a metallic taste in your mouth. However, a number of medications like the ace inhibitors (lisinopril, zestril) which are commonly used to treat hypertension can cause a metallic taste as well. Also if your gums bleed easily you may taste the iron in the blood. ...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


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