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120 Possible Causes for Decreased Platelet Count, Metallic Taste

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    taste in the mouth Bruising easily Changes in mental status or mood Decreased appetite Decreased sensation , especially in the hands or feet Fatigue or slow sluggish movements[nlm.nih.gov] […] medicines, intravenous contrast (dye), some cancer and HIV drugs Symptoms Symptoms of acute kidney failure may include any of the following: Bloody stools Breath odor and metallic[ufhealth.org] […] pressure medicines, intravenous contrast (dye), some cancer and HIV drugs Symptoms of acute kidney failure may include any of the following: Bloody stools Breath odor and metallic[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lead Poisoning

    Very high levels of lead in the blood may cause personality changes, headaches, loss of sensation, weakness, a metallic taste in the mouth, uncoordinated walking, digestive[merckmanuals.com] taste in mouth Ileus Renal Tubular damage Azotemia Gout Hematologic Affects blood synthesis Hemolysis RBC stippling Iron deficiency Musculoskeletal Muscle and joint pain[learningradiology.com] Symptoms are a metallic taste in the mouth, vomiting, bloody or black diarrhea, and muscle cramps. Diagnosis is made by examination of the blood and urine. Treatment .[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Uraemia: signs and symptoms of kidney failure; signs and symptoms of uraemia can include nausea, vomiting, metallic taste in the mouth, muscle pain, and swelling.[ahussource.eu] platelet count, and hemolytic anemia with schizocytes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] cells (cells that line the blood vessels), and white blood cell activation, leading to systemic TMA, which manifests as decreased platelet count, hemolysis (breakdown of[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Common signs and symptoms of CKD include difficulty urinating ( dysuria ), dizziness, foamy urine, frequent urination at night ( nocturia ), metallic taste (dysgeusia), swelling[verywell.com] taste in the mouth Diarrhea Indigestion Abnormal liver function Muscle cramps Aches and pains (myalgia) Back pain Insomnia Anemia Kidney function worsenst Instantces of rash[emedicinehealth.com] Have a metallic taste in your mouth. Have severe itching.[uwhealth.org]

  • Mitomycin

    You may experience a metallic taste or find that food has no taste at all. You may dislike foods or beverages that you liked before receiving cancer treatment.[oncolink.org] . • May decrease hemoglobin and WBC and platelet counts. Overdose and treatment Signs and symptoms of overdose include myelosuppression, nausea, vomiting, and alopecia.[glowm.com] In terms of safety, mitomycin C-loaded pH-sensitive liposomes did not affect the platelet count and the levels of blood urea nitrogen and aspartate aminotransferase.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Methotrexate

    I have personally found that sucking hard peppermint candy helps so much with the “metallic taste” side effect that comes with long term use of methotrexate.[rawarrior.com] A decrease in the platelet count or red blood cell count may also occur, which could lead to bruising, bleeding, or fatigue.[stillsdisease.org] count, risking serious infections), and thrombocytopenia (low platelet count, resulting in bruising and bleeding).[dermnetnz.org]

  • Chemotherapy

    Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy Anemia Anemia (a low red blood cell count) can cause excessive tiredness, pale skin color, shortness of breath, irritability, decreased[curesearch.org] Bruising and Bleeding Destruction of blood platelets can result in bruising and bleeding.[curesearch.org]

  • Uremia

    The patient may experience persistent itching sensations, along with muscle twitching. dry and flaky skin. dry mouth with metallic taste, breath has a distinct ammonia like[omicsonline.org] Normal or only slightly decreased platelet count, along with increased platelet turnover, is a common finding in uremic patients.[clinicaladvisor.com] The mouth has a dry metallic taste, and the breath has a distinct ammonialike odour.[britannica.com]

  • Ceftazidime

    taste Myoclonia Nausea or vomiting Neuromuscular excitability Neutropenia Paresthesia Photosensitivity Pruritus Seizures Thrombocytopenia Transient increases in blood urea[reference.medscape.com] . • May increase eosinophil count. May decrease hemoglobin, hematocrit, and WBC and granulocyte counts. May increase or decrease platelet count.[glowm.com] It required invasive mechanical ventilation and was treated with ceftazidime, developing a progressive decrease in platelet count after the onset of this drug and after re-exposure[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ciprofloxacin

    I had vertigo and an atrocious metal taste in my mouth when I took it). Anyway, alternative treatments are always welcome for any disease.[sickontheroad.com] platelet count, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura; decreased WBC count, agranulocytosis; pancytopenia.[antibiotics-info.org] […] muscle pain Allergic pneumonitis; Acute kidney insufficiency or failure; Hepatitis; jaundice; acute necrosis of liver or failure; Anemia, including haemolytic and aplastic; decreased[antibiotics-info.org]

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