A 72-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

anything eaten tastes sour. has had a stroke recently and has high blood pressure. 72 years old and takes medication for high blood pressure & stroke?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Dysgeusia: The condition of DYSGEUSIA, meaning change in taste sensation can occur when people have strokes. The patient may also have had a change in their sense of smell since these 2 things often travel together, both in health as well as in disease states. Of course, there are other causes for taste alteration other than stroke such as medication after taste so if things don't get better maybe a look see
Answered on Apr 6, 2018
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not likely.: Although anything is possible, it would be extremely unlikely for an otherwise healthy 22-year-old to have a stroke.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It depends: It depends your age and your medical history and how high is your blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure on the top of arteriosclerosis that ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Keep it simple: If your BP is well controlled with an ACE inhibitor, you do not need to worry about your Potassium(K)level. It is only diuretics that lower the Potass ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Wilson
46 years experience Family Medicine
Cardiac stenting: If this patient's chronic medical problems are well managed, the risk of angioplasty with a stent is quite low. She would need to consult with her car ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month