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so this is a new symptom.... just started today. i also don't feel so hot, a bit queasy so i don't think m/s is completely gone.. super tired and a slight headache. need more water i am sure.

how is everyone else feeling these days? i'll be 11 weeks tomorrow..

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I've had it for a while. It's yukky. :x

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i've never really had the metallic taste thing, though i know many of my friends have. blegh. i wouldn't want that. sorry...
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I had that with my first pregancy, tasted like I'd been chewing on pennies. It went away after a few days. I don't know why it happened though. Hope it goes away soon!!
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I haven't had the metalic taste per se but I have been getting a really bad taste in my mouth after I eat or drink certain things.

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Ugh, I hate the metalic taste. It comes and goes with me, but always seems to ruin it when I do get the chance to eat.

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Oh my gosh, I've had that on and off, one day in particular was AWFUL! I have the feeling that something I eat sets it off, but I haven't been able to figure out what that is. I did a bunch of research on it, and evidently there is nothing you can do except try to cover it up with other tastes. Ugh! Yuck!
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so this is a new symptom.... just started today. i also don't feel so hot, a bit queasy so i don't think m/s is completely gone.. super tired and a slight headache. need more water i am sure.

how is everyone else feeling these days? i'll be 11 weeks tomorrow..
This was one of my very first symptoms right after I found out I was PG. I was having my favorite, scrambled eggs and cheddar, and I couldn't make it past 3 bites! Totally like metal in my mouth.

I haven't noticed it as much since, but I was so bummed!

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I got that really bad with my twins pg, which interestingly, was the ONLY pregnany I wasn't anemic. I don't know if its related....

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I've heard that lemon/citrus can help ward off the metal taste.

Hopefully it'll pass once your body adjusts to whatever hormone surge you're currently facing!

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I remember that when i was pregnant with DS. I haven't had it this pregnancy yet. I never understood it, but it's pretty icky.
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