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545 Possible Causes for Fever, Metallic Taste

  • Metal Fume Fever

    We performed a search of the PubMed ( www.pubmed.com ) and Ovid MEDLINE (ovidsp.tx.ovid.com) databases for keywords “metal fume fever,” “polymer fume fever,” and “fume fever[doi.org] Fourteen of the workers experienced the symptom of an unusual sweet or metallic taste in the mouth. Clinical signs were limited to wheezing or rales in eight patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] taste, and salivations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Inhalation of Cadmium Fumes

    Acute effects include irritation of the eyes, nose and throat, nausea and "Metal Fume Fever."[ccohs.ca] When its initially inhaled you may notice a sweet or metallic taste, and then throat irritation.[healthblurbs.com] taste occurring within 3-10 hours after exposure.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Iodine Poisoning

    Abdominal pain Coma Delirium Fever Lack of urine output Seizure Shock Shortness of breath Stupor Swelling of face and body Weak pulse Side Effects of Iodine Poisoning A patient[tandurust.com] Poisoning may also cause coughing, fever, thirst, and stomach pain.[wisegeek.com] Furthermore, there may be fever while some develop delirium. It is frequent for a casualty to report pain in the throat and mouth and metallic taste in the mouth.[ic.steadyhealth.com]

  • Cerebral Malaria

    One patient treated with chloroquine regained consciousness in 28 hrs, with parasite and fever clearance times of 120 hrs and 48 hrs respectively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her condition stabilized on the 3rd day of therapy, with resolution of fever and disappearance of parasitemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical examination revealed fever, tachypnea, hypertension, hypoxia, and no response to verbal or physical stimuli.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Common Cold

    But seek medical attention right away if your child has any of the following: Fever of 100.4 F (38 C) in newborns up to 12 weeks Rising fever or fever lasting more than two[mayoclinic.com] Mild side effects include mouth irritation, a seriously awful metallic taste in your mouth, and stomach upset, while other studies have shown that high doses of zinc can lead[lifehacker.com] Studies in 2012 suggested zinc may reduce symptoms by about one to two days but may produce a metallic taste or cause hearing difficulties.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    taste Flushing, diarrhea, headache, palpitations, cramps Tx are histamine blockers Clinical features of ciguatera poisoning What is the most common cause of diarrhea in patients[quizlet.com] This disease is characterized by vomiting and/or diarrhea with blood or mucus, discomfort, fever, and nonspecific abdominal pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It has been suggested that high fever is generally caused by bacteria, while mild fever indicates viral gastroenteritis.[symptoma.com]

  • Oral Candidiasis

    This is the first report of an opportunistic infection with CD4 T-lymphocytopaenia in Chikungunya fever.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] ., burning, tingling, metallic/foul taste) Investigation Identify Possible Etiology Ask about the patient’s medical/dental history.[jcda.ca] Another potential symptom is a metallic, acidic, salty or bitter taste in the mouth.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hypersensitivity

    This leads to the characteristic hay fever symptoms, such as itchy eyes and sneezing.[newscientist.com] We present the case of a patient with generalized pruritus and metal taste starting during the first postoperative month after TKA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms such as metallic taste and mild headache are part of the normal pharmacological response to IV iron and are not of clinical significance.[haematologica.org]

  • Exposure to Zinc Oxide Fumes

    "Metal fume fever and polymer fume fever". Clinical Toxicology . 53 (4): 195–203. doi : 10.3109/15563650.2015.1013548 . PMID 25706449 . Cain, J. R; Fletcher, R.[en.wikipedia.org] Patients also frequently complain of a sweet or metallic taste in the mouth, irritated or dry throat, and chest pain. flu-like illness with a metallic taste in the mouth,[online-vitamins-guide.com] Symptoms of metal fume fever include a metallic taste in the mouth, fever, headache, chest pain, and shortness of breath.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    taste, felt dried out, nasal tissue felt inflamed No serious unexpected adverse events reported Any adverse event ‐ 37% in the fluticasone group versus 20% in the placebo[doi.org] Question: Other than trying to avoid irritants and triggers, is there anything health wise I can do to alleviate or reduce the symptoms of hay fever and sinusitis?[savannahnow.com] Such patients tend to have very foul breaths and the tongue of such patients tends to be gray coated and may be affected by a metallic taste at all times.[web.archive.org]

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