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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

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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What does it mean if I have a metal taste in my mouth?

What does it mean if I have a metal taste in my mouth?

Vitamin deficiency: A vitamin or mineral deficiency can cause a metallic taste. So can oral infections, some medications, and some metabolic diseases. The best way to find out is to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a bad sense of smell?

Two things: Either your smell nerves have been shot or your flow of air from your nose entry to your smell nerves has been impaired. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a metallic smelling discharge?

What does it mean if you have a metallic smelling discharge?

Metallic smell: What you are smelling smells like metal. It may be a problem in your smeller. What meds are you taking? Low blood K? Let's chat and we can figure out what this means in YOU! ...Read more

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

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

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 orange tongue?

What does it mean if I have orange tongue?

Not sure: Assuming you haven' t been eating lots of orange popsicles, it could be overgrowith of a yeast or bacteria, especially if associated with bad breath or burning sensation. Try some live culture yogurt daily for a week or so. If it persists or if it is associated with severe symptoms, have it checked out. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have black taste buds?

What does it mean when you have black taste buds?

Black hairy tongue: Your tongue can turn black from a condition called black hairy tongue (sounds weird, huh). It's not really hairy...The taste buds get elongated and become pigmented from bacteria, food, and drinks. No treatment necessary other than clean the tongue with a toothbrush. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a bad taste in my mouth mean?

What does it mean when I have a bad taste in my mouth mean?

Dental problems: The most common cause of a bad taste is from oral diseases, like gums disease or tooth decay. See a dentist and have a complete examinatinon to find out exactly what is goin on. If it is not dental the the dentist will advise you and refoer you for a medical evaluatin. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a speckeld tounge?

What does it mean if you have a speckeld tounge?

Need to see a doc: If tongue is speckled and ulcerated not good. If it is speckled but no ulcer could be yeast or issues with gut. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have sour tasting phlegm?

What does it mean if you have sour tasting phlegm?

Sour phlegm: Can be a sign of gastric acid reflux. You are young to suspect a lung cancer but that or other lung disease like cystic fibrosis (you are little old for this) are other potential causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have an orange tongue?

What does it mean if you have an orange tongue?

Many things: It could meany things. Eating , drinking certain foods. Some medications . Bacterial, fungal infections. Acid reflux. Not cleaning your tongue regularly. Usually this is not a serious thing. Try cleaning your tongue and watch the things you eat and this should take care of the orange tongue. If you generally feel ill or if it persists then see your dentist or doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a white peeling tongue?

What does it mean if I have a white peeling tongue?

Candida?: Candida is a fungus which may rub off and give the impression that your tongue is peeling. I have never seen a tongue peel. Best to visit your dentist for an exact diagnosis. ...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 you have a matallic test in your mouth?

What does it mean when you have a matallic  test in your mouth?

Side effects: Medications and partial dentures as well as loose silver fillings can cause a metallic taste in mouth not a metal taste. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a strange metal taste in my mouth?

More history: Usually "dysgeusia" with an odd metallic taste is from taking medications (even calcium carbonate) or "just happens" & is never explained. I trust you are otherwise well & do not have occupational exposure to lead, mercury, or cadmium. Try running floss across your tongue, and using plastic utensils. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have dizziness?

What does it mean if I have dizziness?

Nothing vs. smth: Dizziness is experienced by all of us. To raise a red flag, though is worth when it is getting more frequent and severe, cannot be otherwise explained by "benign" causes (orthostatic hypotension, for example) and also having other symptoms present (headache, double vision, seizures, numbness, weakness in certain parts of the body, gait disturbances etc.). ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a earthy taste in your mouth?

Gums: Make sure you have been to the dentist recently and you don't have any signs of gum disease. That's a good place to start. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have sex you have a fishy smell?

What does it mean when you have sex you have a fishy smell?

Vaginosis: It sounds like you may have a bacterial infection of your vagina. A fishy discharge is classically associated with bacterial vaginosis and is routinely treated with antibiotics. Best of luck :) ...Read more

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