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I woke up around 3am to go loo and I had a metallic taste in

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I woke up around 3am to go loo and I had a metallic taste in my mouth. I spat in the sink and there was blood. I am 30 yrs old and I don’t drink or smoke or do drugs
Assistant: Have you noticed any recent swelling? Do you have any tooth pain?
Customer: No , swelling or tooth pain
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: not that I know off, now I am worried :( as this has never happened to me before
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I took a picture if that helps
Hi.Welcome to just answer.I am caring doc.I can help you today.
The most common cuase of metallic taste in mouth and blood in spit is local mouth pathology like gingivitis or canker sores in the mouth.
Brushing at night may cause local trauma to the gums that may not be obvious but may lead to little blood in the saliva.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I have sent a picture
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you for your advice
Ok.thanks.Do you have any gum disease?
Is their any history of nose bleed?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I don’t have any nose bleed history. Gum disease I think I do but I treat it with corsodyl mouthwash (this hasn’t been diagnosed by a dentist it’s what I think)
Ok.yes you should not worry.Its not something serious. It's not coughed up sputum which can come from lung or esophagus..its saliva and its local. You should relax.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you for reassuring me
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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Ok i will do
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you again
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