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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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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 to have a metal taste in your mouth?

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

Many causes: There are many causes for a metallic taste. Some of these are: vitamin and mineral deficiency, especially B12 , zinc, hormonal, pregnancy, diabetes, neurological causes like bell's palsy and parkinson's , some medications, periodontal disease where there is bleeding of your gums, infections, and many more. It is set to see your primary care for an exam to find the cause. ...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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Please explain what it means when you taste metal in your mouth?

Please explain what it means when you taste metal in your mouth?

See your PCP: Dysgeusia is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems, medications and treatments or simple seasonal flu. See your doctor for consultation and tests. ...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?

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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Metal taste in mouth ?

Metal taste in mouth
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Different things: The taste might be a symptom of gum disease. Even if you don't have gum problems, poor oral hygiene can affect taste. Be sure to brush your teeth carefully at least twice a day and use a tongue scraper to remove the bacteria and debris that can collect on your tongue. Dental work done in the past can break down and alter taste. Blood can also have a metallic taste. Some medications taste metallic. ...Read more

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Metal taste in mouth on tablets?

Metal taste in mouth on tablets?

Metal taste: There are a number of causes for metal taste. Some of them include vitamin or mineral deficiencies, periodontal disease, hormonal, pregnancy, habits of chewing on objects, and more. It takes an evaluation that may include blood tests to determine your specific cause. ...Read more

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Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Smoking?: Most common is chronic damage to nerves of the nose and tongue from toxic exposure. Your complaints are very common for smokers or those who use asthma inhalers too much. Heavy metal toxicity can cause these symptoms. Lead, mercury and arsenic exposure can cause this. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more