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Strong metallic taste in mouth, nauseous, urine smells. What could be done?

for a week now I have had a very strong metallic taste in my mouth. It is there most of the time but gets really strong right after I eat. It is starting to make me very nauseous. My lips taste like metal and almost all of my tongue and mouth. My urine smells stronger than normal. I am not thirsty but trying to drink water to flush out. My lips are very dry. I do take antih/decong. every day for allergie.
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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Critical Care Specialist 's  Response
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Dear patient, as you are taking anti histaminic/decogestants on regular basis, it indicates that you have chronic allergic rhinitis/rhinosinusitis which at times may be becoming exaggergated/secondarily infected to cause stuffy nose and stuffy nose gives rise to altered taste and smell as well as leading to oral breathing that causes dry mouth and desire to drink more water and dry mouth further exaggerates metalic taste. your urine may be smelling normally but you are perceiving stronger smell due to altered sense of smell . Now you need not to worry but just consult an ENT surgeon who after examining you will prescribe you some necessary nasal decongestants and antibiotics and hopefully you will be fine. You can also try stam inhalation two three times daily
wish you speedy recovery
Dr Arshad
Answered: Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Naturopathy & Yoga Specialist Dr. Ambika Murali Krishnan's  Response
The most common medical conditions indicating the symptoms like dry mouth and metallic taste in mouth due to
Side effects of medicines
Inflammation in gums called gingivitis,
Follow these suggestions
1.self check your oral cavity completely if you found any abnormality consult a dentist.
2.drink plenty of water and fresh juices if you are a diabetic avoid fresh juices instead drink veg soups.
3.have soothing diet.
4.avoid eating non veg, spicy foods, junk foods.
5.check your bowel movement.
6.avoid smoking and alcohol.
After strictly following these suggestions if symptoms persists consult the doctor for further evaluations.
Hope this answers your query and if any more clarifications be free to post.
Take care
Answered: Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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