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my tongue feels dry and I have loss of taste

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Dr. James Long
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Dry mouth: You should see a doctor and get some blood tests. Some medications can do this but so can multiple illnesses - these are very non specific symptoms. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chorda Tympani nerve: A branch of the facial nerve called the chorda tympani nerve supplies taste to the anterior tongue (on the operated side). It also provides some inne ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure about the: Numbness but taste actually comes from smell. Are you having allergy problems and possibly a lot of post nasal drip?
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See a neurologist: Numbness and loss of taste is a sign of the sensory deficit and could be a serious medical condition. See a neurologist for evaluation, imaging (MRI/M ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not if...: ...Done properly. Injury during the procedure can, of course, damage the nerve that carries the sensation.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Possibly yeast: If you did a course of antibiotics you may have now developed a yeast infection in your mouth. It would not likely have caused a true growth but you m ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Sialadenitis, maybe: You may have stones or inflammation in the salivary glands. I suggest you see a ear, nose and throat specialist.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Any other symptoms?: This sounds unusual however not serious and will most likely resolve on its own. Discuss with your primary doctor if not resolving within a week. Diff ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many things: One has to consider what exposure you have had in the recent past.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Nasal congestion: Loss of taste can be due to disease of the tongue but is most often due to a simultaneous loss of the sense of smell due to nasal congestion. Nasal co ... Read More
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