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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Decreased taste: Decreased taste. Ageusia = absence of taste. Hypogeusia - diminished ability to taste certain foods.

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Aging: One of the side effects of aging is gradual loss of sensations. Children have far more sensitive nerves, e.g. their belly tickles on touching but that ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Worthington
37 years experience Dentistry
The dentures do it!: Upper dentures cover the roof of your mouth where there often are taste buds. This can be fixed with dental implants designed to stabilize a modified ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Fulmer
14 years experience Dentistry
Acrylic: The main reason for decreased taste is due to the fact that the acrylic dentures cover the roof of the mouth as well as the ridges of the jaw. This lo ... Read More
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Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Covered Taste buds.: The taste buds on the roof of your mouth are covered, rendering the palatal taste buds useless. The palate also plays a surprisingly important role ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
These: symptoms/signs are common after the use of a broad spectrum antibiotic...If the thrush is treated with antifungals you might try eating some yogurt to ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Emergency room: Your severe chest pain must be evaluated right away. You may have pneumonia or another condition.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
COVID 19: Could have developed infection since June. This could have a number of causes.COVID 19 Sx's may include fever, cough, feeling tired, shortness of bre ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinus syndrome : It sounds like inflammation of the lining of the inner nose and sinus. Mostly commonly from allergies or viruses. Your shortness of breath needs more ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Diminished taste: Diminished taste = gustatory impairment.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Anaesthetic: The anaesthetic used whether general or local could cause this temporary condition. However, if it continues i would consult your treating doctor.

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