A 72-year-old male asked:
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 answered
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
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