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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 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 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 if I have a slight metallic/sour/acidic taste in mouth? I doubt its an dental issue because I brush my teeth well (braces)..

What does it mean if I have a slight metallic/sour/acidic taste in mouth? I doubt its an dental issue because I brush my teeth well (braces)..

Hard to tell: Sour/acidic taste may be normal. I get a lot of it depending on what I eat. Metallic taste? - braces? Occasionally, acid reflex from the stomach may be the culprit, but less likely. ...Read more

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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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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 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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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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I have a metallic taste and feel like I have travel sickness all day :- (been like this for about 5 days?

Difficult to diagnos: Without more information. Probably best to be checked out by a physician given that it hasn't resolved. ...Read more

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Why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth?

Why do I have a metallic taste in my mouth?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in my mouth. Should this be a concern?

I have a metallic taste in my mouth. Should this be a concern?

Get it checked: Metallic tastes could be from most anything. It would be wise to have it evaluated by your physician or dentist to determine what is the root cause of this problem. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in my mouth and slurred speach. My toungue feels strange. What could be the cause?

I have a metallic taste in my mouth and slurred speach. My toungue feels strange. What could be the cause?

Called Parageusia: This is the medical term for a bad taste in the mouth. One common form is the metallic taste of food. It is most commonly a side effect of medication. If the metallic taste is associated with disturbed speech then one must consider complex partial seizures. You should seek the advice of a neurologist to seek an answer to this problem. Good luck and I hope this helps. ...Read more

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