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For the passed 4-5 days, my mouth has tasted like Iron and my body smells just like iron, according to my wife. I don't take iron pills, or anything that has much of Iron. I only take Omega-3 pills twice a day, once when I wake up, and once before I go to bed. I'm a 21 year old Male. I don't know if the information I’m about to say will help, but maybe it will. I don't drink soda, only Ice Tea and 4 cups of milk a day. I don't eat any sugary candies, or chew gum. I don't smoke or take any drugs at all. I drink maybe twice a week, but it's only like 2-3 beers over a course of 3 hours. I eat somewhat healthy. I eat tons of vegetables and fruits. I eat maybe meat maybe 2-3 days a week. I don't know if any of this helps, but this whole thing is weird. Every time I breathe in, it kind of hurts, and it's really annoying, since everything taste like iron, especially the air. I work in a professional environment, so the smell of iron isn't too appealing. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you very much.
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replied July 5th, 2011
Have you been tested for Heamachromatosis
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replied October 16th, 2011
Have you recently ingested any zinc cold remedies? These products can cause olfactory nerve damage which results in odd smells/tastes and even a complete loss thereof. I have olfactory nerve damage from a zinc cold remedy (cough lozenges) and I smell sulphur or burnt hair all the time. When the damage first occured I smelled ammonia very strongly.
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