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Doctor insights on: Burning Taste Buds

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Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Clarithromycin: Klaricid like any antibiotic kills good bacteria as well as bad ones. The good bacteria also inhibit thrush. Try yogurt and probiotic. If that fails might need medication for thrush. ...Read more

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Which kind of taste buds are the largest?

Which kind of taste buds are the largest?

Check this site: This is an excellent website that illustrates the different sizes and varieties of taste buds. http://www.innerbody.com/image/nerv12.html ...Read more

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What would you have if your taste buds get burned?

What would you have if your taste buds get burned?

Quick healing: The tongue is a quick healer so if you burn your tongue you shouldn't have significant long-lasting problems. You might have tenderness and/or numbness at the burn site but it should heal within a few days. ...Read more

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I've had no taste buds for a couple weeks now and am concerned. Why could this happen?

I've had no taste buds for a couple weeks now and am concerned. Why could this happen?

Do you mean?: Do you mean: 1). Surface of tongue has shines smooth areas..if so probably benign and temporary. Have Dentist examine tongue. 2). Everything looks OK but you can't taste anything. If this is the case, see a Neurologist. ...Read more

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Taste buds back of tongue normally large?

large taste buds: The taste buds at the back of the tongue on top are the ones that sense bitter foods/things but have a dentist look for a better diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if i ruined my tongue/taste buds?

What to do if i ruined my tongue/taste buds?

Please elaborate: What exactly did you do to cause such damage? Is it physical or chemical in nature? If more info was included, a better answer could be given. Make an appointment with an ENT. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking on my taste buds?

What are the effects of smoking on my taste buds?

Effect of smoking: Smoking will tend to decrease your sense of taste, irritate all the soft tissues in your mouth in general and can cause cell mutation resulting in oral cancer. It still escapes me why anyone would want to smoke knowing the documented dangers to your body. ...Read more

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Why would my taste buds be gone after I have surgery?

Why would my taste buds be gone after I have surgery?

Depends: If the surgery involved your sinuses it would be fairly common to have a temporary alteration in your sense of taste which is closely linked to your sense of smell. Some medications and illnesses can also impact this. If your surgery was not involving the nasal/sinus area and you haven't changed meds recently, a visit to an ENT doc would be a good idea to figure out what is happening. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the cause of swollen taste buds?

Please help! what is the cause of swollen taste buds?

Swollen taste buds: Swollen taste buds can occur from something as simple as a mild burn from hot foods; spicy foods, sensitivity or allergic reaction to spices and other foods and liquids ingested to a number of medical conditions. See if you can pinpoint it yourself by eliminating and then retrying different foods. If it is a ongoing problem, you will have to see and oral surgeon, primary care physician or ent. ...Read more