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Can folic acid give metallic taste

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Bumpy4me Mon 13-Mar-17 12:47:05

I'm possibly pregnant but too early to test. Takeoff folic acid for just over a week and my mouth tastes like I've a penny in my mouth. It's ruining my food. Bacon butty tasted like I was eating salt confused

Bostonbullsmumma Mon 13-Mar-17 12:48:43

I wouldn't have thought it was the folic acid (could be wrong!!) but I still have the taste at 15 weeks pregnant! Can't wait for it to go!!

Onlyaplasticbagdear Mon 13-Mar-17 12:50:25

I'm pretty sure this is early pregnancy symptom. Fx for you!

Bumpy4me Mon 13-Mar-17 12:57:31

Thanks I hope so!! I've already 3 kids so you'd think I'd remember lol every one has been different tho x

WantToGoingTo Mon 13-Mar-17 13:14:05

One of my first symptoms, fingers crossed!

jmariehac Tue 14-Mar-17 16:51:15

I never had this with first 2 but have had it loads with this one I'm 10+2 xx

MightyLightningMouse Mon 08-May-17 21:18:17

Hi Bumpy, when are you going to test? I'm due AF this Sunday, and since yesterday I've had the most horrible metallic taste as well! I ate a chicken salad today and it tasted like egg?! I often get a metallic taste but not this bad and its never constant. I can't get rid of it! I've been taking folic acid since trying to conceive last year, so I don't think that would be the cause (could be wrong!)
Keep us updated. I'd love to know if it turns into a BFP! smile

fluffykitties Thu 11-May-17 16:33:07

Ooooooo fingers crossed !! I had this and knew I was pregnant !! Did my test and sure enough big fat lines and a digital! Am now 20 weeks xxx

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