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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown.: Ths is very unusual but may need to see someone such as ent. They may be able to look very carefully at the tongue papilla and see if there is severe ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
45 years experience Dentistry
You don't: If you lost them to some kind of trama - burn or surgical they will not come back. If you lost your sense of taste to a stroke or some nerve damage to ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Do you smoke?: Smoking kills the sensitivity of taste buds.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
More info needed....: Your question is very vague... what exactly is the problem? Certain medical conditions and medications can cause loss of taste. Please consult with yo ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Probably: Probably transient. Your taste buds are still there, but something (probably the bug you're fighting) is interfering with nerve transmission. Someti ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
55 years experience Dentistry
WAIT: After your illness subsides your taste buds will return but slowly.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Difficult....: Stroke damages the neural component of taste perception......if not back in 3-6m, will not comeback. Can try Vit B12 injection for nerve regeneration, ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Taste buds: Things should go back to normal in time after you recover from a cold. The amount of time varies. If necessary, consult with a dentist and\or physicia ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
How so?: I would suggest you have your own dentist examine you and then discuss this issue with you. I would think that coconut oil would not be able to perman ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Patience: Normal taste and function will return. Be patient. If something is not normal after two weeks see your dentist and\or physician.

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