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Does a metallic taste in your mouth, mean you're having a stroke?

Does a metallic taste in your mouth, mean you're having a stroke?

Doubtful: There are many other signs of a stroke that are much more diagnostic. Things like memory impairment, slurred speech, numbness, etc. ...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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Could a metallic taste in your mouth mean you are pregnant?

Could a metallic taste in your mouth mean you are pregnant?

Not necessarily..: Other conditions, including certain medications, can cause a metallic taste. Why guess? Take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Does having a metallic taste in your mouth mean your pregnant?!

Does having a metallic taste in your mouth mean your pregnant?!

Not necessarily: Metallic taste in the mouth is not a common or specific symptom of pregnancy. However, if you strongly feel you may be pregnant, this is easily ruled out by having a pregnancy test done. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a metallic taste in your mouth?

What does it mean if I have a metallic taste in your mouth?

Not metal: Medications such as some antibiotics, prenatal vitamins and antidepressants, as well as drugs used to treat high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis and kidney stones and iodine can cause metalic taste. Oral problems, including oral infections such as gingivitis or periodontitis, tooth infections, and poor oral hygiene. Rigorous oral hygiene should be the first approach to treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a metallic taste in your mouth?

Dysgeusia: The alteration of taste (dysgeusia) could be a result of several things. Hormonal imbalance, having cold and sinus infection, candidiasis, taking antibiotics, using certain vitamins. It is a temporary feeling that could be countered by consuming citrus juices like lemonade or food marinated in vinegar. If that feeling persists please consult with your dr. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get a metallic taste in your mouth? What kind of metal would it be?

Not metal: Medications such as some antibiotics, prenatal vitamins and antidepressants, as well as drugs used to treat high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis and kidney stones and iodine can cause metalic taste. Oral problems, including oral infections such as gingivitis or periodontitis, tooth infections, and poor oral hygiene. Rigorous oral hygiene should be the first approach to treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a metallic taste in your mouth when pregnant?

What does it mean to have a metallic taste in your mouth when pregnant?

Metallic taste: May be from your prenatal vitamins. Also check with your own dentist as hormonal changes during pregnancy make it easier for your gums to over-respond to plaque and food debris and you want to have a healthy mouth, and no dental problems during your pregnancy. As soon as possible after you deliver get another dental checkup including x-rays. Congratulations and good luck! ...Read more

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I'm wondering can the metallic taste in your mouth during pregnancy come and go? What does it mean?

Yes.: Hormonal changes during pregnancy, mensis and menopause are all associated with metallic taste that is usually temporary. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I taste blood or have a metallic taste in my mouth?

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 more

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What does it mean if I have a metallic taste in my mouth after eating?

Metallic taste: It is a fairly common thing, may indicate an allergy or medications such as some antibiotics, prenatal vitamins and antidepressants, as well as drugs used to treat high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis and kidney stones
oral problems, including oral infections such as gingivitis or periodontitis, tooth infections, and poor oral hygiene. Make sure you get regular checkups. ...Read more

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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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I been having a dry cough with a metallic taste in my mouth plus some whizzing what does that mean?

I been having a dry cough with a metallic taste in my mouth plus some whizzing what does that mean?

Reflux?: The metallic taste can be from acid reflux, which is a common cause of dry cough. Rarely, refluxed acid can be inhaled causing airway irritation and wheezing. Both potential diagnoses of GERD and asthma should be explored by a physician. ...Read more

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Does the metallic taste in my mouth after coughing mean I have blood in my phlegm?

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 more

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What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

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. 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 metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

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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What causes the metallic taste in your mouth?

GUM DISEASE: The possible diagnosis is perio disease, (gum infection),
you have to have an exam done by your dentist, to evaluate you periodental disease, . ...Read more

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What can cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

What can cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

Gingivitis: While a number of conditions can cause a metallic taste in your mouth, gingivitis is the probably the most common. You should see a dentist to have it addressed and properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a metallic taste in your mouth?

Metallic taste: A metallic taste is a side effect of many drugs. Also dental decay, periodontal (gum) disease, sinus infections, systemic disease, vitamin deficiency, inhalation or ingestion of metallic agents, allergies, and smoking.

In many cases, the cause cannot be determined. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the cause when you get a metallic taste in your mouth (at a particular location)?

Lots of reasons: Including, but not limited to:
2 dissimilar "filling" metals coming in contact
leaking (failing) older restoration
gum pocket
medications
gerd
etc.
Please see your dentist for diagnosis and resolution before problem gets out of hand. ...Read more

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Does getting chemo leave a metallic taste in your mouth?

Does getting chemo leave a metallic taste in your mouth?

Yes: Quite common side effect, not sure of cause, might be from lack of saliva. ...Read more

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Could fluctuations in estrogen levels lead to a metallic taste in your mouth?

Could fluctuations in estrogen levels lead to a metallic taste in your mouth?

Taste: Many causes lead altered taste. Included are disease in the mouth - especially periodontal. Restorations in the mouth may alter taste. Medications may effect taste. Many systemic diseases have an effect. To best answer this question we need a complete history including list of all medications including herbals, over the counter, and to do a complete exam. ...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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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

Metallic taste: Most often causes are gum disease or some medications. Start by seeing your dentist for an exam and evaluation. He\she may send you to a physician if appropriate. ...Read more

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What causes salty/metallic taste in your mouth? Also when's a good time to take a pregnacy test?

Many causes: There are many causes for a metalic taste in your mouth. Some are medications, si us infections, allergies, dry mouth, vitamin deficiencies, gum disease, diabetes, neurological, and hormonal changes, such as pregnancy.
If you think you amy be pregnant the best time to do a test is in the morning after you have missed your period. ...Read more

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Do iron pills leave a metallic taste in your mouth?

They can: Iron supplements can cause a metallic taste in your mouth. There are also many other causes. Vitamin deficiencies, periodontal disease, medications, hormonal changes, diabetes and other metabolic diseases can also cause this. ...Read more

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Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

Couldn't find eviden: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/atorvastatin-side-effects. Html for one source of well documented side effects. I could not find dysgeusia in that list. However, when I searched online, I found others asking same question. With that side, if you've had laser tongue surgery, perhaps that caused metallic taste. You could always ask your doc about trial off Atorvastatin looking for resolution. ...Read more

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Can sertraline risperidone or chlonapun cause a metallic taste in your mouth?

No: Although risperidone and sertraline can both cause dyspepsia i.e. indigestion, all three are not known to cause a metallic taste ...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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What causes metallic taste in your mouth. And causes a upset stomach? No matter what I eat or drink I can not taste it.

What causes metallic taste in your mouth. And causes a upset stomach? No matter what I eat or drink I can not taste it.

Metallic taste: There are a multitude of possibilities: diet, smoking, untreated decay, fractured fillings, gum infections, acid reflux, medications, systemic disease, etc. There is no one answer.
Talk to your physician and dentist. This is a problem that may be corrected or may remain indefinitely. ...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