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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

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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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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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Metallic Taste In Mouth (Definition)

A metallic taste in the mouth is an abnormal or unusual taste in the mouth, sometimes ...Read more