Hi, am 25 years old and for the past 2 days i've been having persistant headache which is just focused on the left side and i have a metal like taste in the mouth also just the left part of my mouth. I've been taking painkillers but only help for a short while and the headache returns. I've never had this before and am a bit worried especially with the metal like taste in my mouth. Please advice on what this could be and steps i must take.
Odd, “metallic” tastes are not uncommon with a variety of medical problems and a variety of medicines, including painkillers. The more important of your symptoms is the headache. Such a persistent headache could have a benign cause, could be a migraine headache or could be a sign of a more serious problem, such as a leaking blood vessel. You would be wise to go to your nearest, large emergency room to have this checked-out and should do so, without delay on the off-chance that the cause of your headache might be serious.
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