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Been having difficulty swallowing & metallic/copper taste in mouth. Does this sound like gerd? Some days it's worser than others.

Been having difficulty swallowing & metallic/copper taste in mouth. Does this sound like gerd? Some days it's worser than others.

Potential: This is potentially gerd. You should go to a gastroenterologist for baseline endocopy and if gerd you need a proton pump inhibitor such as Nexium (esomeprazole) or prilosec. ...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'm 27 f. I have chest pain, copper taste in mouth and jaw hurts and left arm hurts. What's wrong?

Less likely cardiac: Need to assess risk factors for heart disease. Young age make cardiac less likely. Consider gastrointestinal issues or reflux ...Read more

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I taste copper in my mouth but I'm not bleeding. Why is that?

I taste copper in my mouth but I'm not bleeding. Why is that?

Various possibilitie: Excluding actually having copper (filings) or copper tasting foods/drinks (matcha). Infections of the sinus, or teeth, irritation of the nerves involved with taste/smell are some other possibilities. ...Read more

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Why do I have the taste of blood or copper in my mouth?

See below: Either your have dental issue such as infected gums, or an underlying health condition, or it could be a side effect of a medication. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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For the past week I have been really nauseous but I don't throw up. Starting today, I have had an awful copper taste in my mouth. What could this be?

For the past week I have been really nauseous but I don't throw up. Starting today, I have had an awful copper taste in my mouth. What could this be?

Stomach flu: Stomach flu is a viral infection that affects the stomach and small intestine. The condition generally resolves without treatment within 3-4 days. If persists more than 2 weeks, see your PCP for consultation. ...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?

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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Ok I have a infection in my blood. I have been feeling sick to the stomach and having a copper taste in my mouth and shaking what do I do?

Ok I have a infection in my blood. I have been feeling sick to the stomach and having a copper taste in my mouth and shaking what do I do?

Go to ER: If you have a blood infection, you should be seen in the ER and be admitted for IV antibiotics and other treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a taste like copper in my mouth and am very nauseated, no Fever or chills and my heart feels like it's thumping very hard? Maybe flu?

I have a taste like copper in my mouth and am very nauseated, no Fever or chills and my heart feels like it's thumping very hard? Maybe flu?

Heart beat dysgeusia: Seek medical attention-ER immediately as it may be cardiac heart attack. If not, sinusitis, gingivitis, peridontitis, plaque, medications/vitamin deficiency (Zn, B12), reflux, DM hyperparathyroidism, Sjogrens syndrome, sarcoidosis, possible thyroid, renal disease can cause a metallic taste. And thyroid disease hyperparthyroidism, and reflux can be associated with cardiac symptoms ...Read more

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I had some blisters on my tongue mostly gone now. Choclate tastes like its covered in chilli and water tastes awful like copper. (It's filtered water)?

I had some blisters on my tongue mostly gone now. Choclate tastes like its covered in chilli and water tastes awful like copper. (It's filtered water)?

Interesting: Choose different foods for a week or two. Give your body some time to heal up. If not better go for a doctor consultation. ENT physicians are the specialists in this area. ...Read more

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27F, had all tests done at ER for heart all came norm. So y do I hve chest pain. Left arm pain and copper taste. Weird feel wth tongue?

Gastro/esophagitis: That copper taste you described probably meant you had upper GI bleeding. You need to see a GI specialist ASAP -- in the mean time you could also take Prilosec or Zantac (ranitidine) twice a day (they are over the counter meds, if you didn't take meds for GERD) ...Read more

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After tongue surgery I have develop a copper tongue. Why?

After tongue surgery I have develop a copper tongue. Why?

Oral hygiene: If it is cause by oral rinse like chlorohexidine, a common medicine often prescribed after any oral surgery as its side effect, there is nothing to worry about. It is also possible cause by plaque accumunation or certain medications you are taking. Please consult your dentist if that is a concern for you. ...Read more

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What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

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. It is very common condition in pregnancy and will be solved soon. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes a constant minty taste in mouth?

Meds or diet: The two most common causes for a minty taste is side e ffect of meds or possibly an aftertaste from something in your diet or toothpaste. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

What is the cause of a metalic taste in the mouth.

Reflux: Most commonly this is caused by acid reflux. You can try an over the counter antacid to see if your symptoms improve. Medications can also cause a metallic taste in your mouth, so if you have started any new medications lately I would discuss them with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What can cause a sweet taste in your mouth?

What can cause a sweet taste in your mouth?

There are many: Possibilities. Metabolic disorders such a diabetes is one, as are various neurological conditions. Please visit your doc and you will get the answer, help, and peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could sarcoidosis cause constant sweet taste in mouth?

Could sarcoidosis cause constant sweet taste in mouth?

Sweet taste: Constant sweet taste in your mouth, is possible if you have taste impairment. It means there’s a problem with your ability to taste. Nasal infection, cold, or flu. Vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency, swollen gums, certain medications you are taking, a side effect of smoking pipes, exposure to some chemicals etc. Sarcoidosis usually causes metallic taste. ...Read more

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What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

? infections: Sometimes viral or bacterial infections, such as sinus disease may cause taste issues to occur. Other vague conditions such as simple allergies can sometimes affect your taste. If the problem persists, see a dr. For an eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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BO smells like onion? Mouth taste of onion, what causes this?

BO smells like onion? Mouth taste of onion, what causes this?

Body smell: Body smell is unique to an individual.
Varies in health ans in disease. Such as in Keto-Acidosis, after heavy smoking, alcohol intake, etc.
Body odor does not come from sweat itself because sweat is odorless. Your body produces two types of sweat: the eccrine sweat and apocrine sweat. The eccrine sweat represents a clear sweat, consisting mostly of water that does not smell and plays an important role in regulating our body temperature. The apocrine sweat that is produced by the glands is thicker and is located mainly near hair follicles, on the groin area, in the armpits and on the scalp. When bacteria contacts with apocrine sweat on the surface of the skin, the release of chemicals produces your body odor.
Women
A curious study conducted by researchers at Firmenich, a company in Geneva revealed that women's body odor contained high levels of sulphur compound, which together with bacteria, feeding on sweat, produces chemical compound thiol that has a smell of onion. According to their findings, men's sweat was found to contain high levels of fatty acid, which when mixed with bacteria from the underarm, produces the smell, resembling cheese. ...Read more

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What causes a funny taste in mouth all the time and wheezy at night. .

Reflux: Many things can cause this, but the symptoms you describe, could easily be explained by gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). The acid in your stomach may be allowed to climb your esophagus (feeding tube), when you lie flat. It could irritate your wind pipe. See your physician for an examination and possible treatment options. Call 911 if develop shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a medical cause for having a metalic taste in your mouth?

Please let me know if there is a medical cause for having a metalic taste in your mouth?

Lots: Side effect of some medications, anything that causes bleeding such as gum disease, gerd, infected tooth, and so much more. Please make an appointment with your dentist, as metallic taste more often from dental issues. If your dentist says your ok, next stop is with your physician. ...Read more

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What would cause you to lose your taste buds my mouth is very sensitive a lot of food hurtsmy mouth

What would cause you to lose your taste buds my mouth is very sensitive a lot of food hurtsmy mouth

I: I would like to try to help you, but more information is needed. Have you lost the ability to taste?

You said your mouth is sensitive. To what? Acidic food? Spicy food? Hot food? Salty food? Every type of food?

How old are you? Are you on any medications? Do you have a dry mouth?

There are so many unanswered questions, and it is so hard to diagnose you over the internet. It would probably be a good idea to have a dentist take a look, or make an appointment with your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of acidic mouth taste?

Reflux: People wake up with bitter or sour taste in the mouth if they have gerd. Sometimes the reflux can happen even at upright position and the acid becomes gas and can be tasted and inhaled.. ...Read more

Copper (Definition)

This is a reactive metal, one of the basic elements, which is incorporated in a variety of biochemical pathways in the body to catalyze many important functions. It is rarely deficient but too much can lead to liver disease and brain problems ...Read more