A member asked:

M south indian.why we all feel food tasteless when we have fever?virus attacking our taste glands?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Nose problem: Taste is intimately connected to smell. With a cold, the nasal congestion dampens taste for all but the spiciest foods (those are senses through a different system). When the nose opens back up, the taste should return.

Answered 10/19/2017



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