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symptom metalic odor to breath.

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symptom : metalic odor to breath.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Susan Ivy replied 7 years ago.
Hello concession,

Thank you for writing to JustAnswer with your question.

There are quite a few things that can cause a metallic odor to the breath.

These incude various types of sea foods like anchovy, bonefish, and mercury poisoning.

Other causes: copper toxcity, dental caries, tooth abscess, gastritis, and GERD.

Do you have other questions related to this? Does the person have other symptoms of illness or behaviors of poisoning?

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