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Maryville, TN
A 35-year-old male asked:

I was prescribed percocet 10/325 after open hernia surgery friday. but now cant taste or smell.dont feel sick though. is it the opiate?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
Bariatrics 16 years experience
Probably: It could be the narcotic, or even the general anesthesia. It is not uncommon to experience altered appetite and taste after surgery, even if it was not on your abdomen or intestines. Sometimes it can take many weeks to feel like your appetite and taste are completely back to normal.
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