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Does Taking Steroids Effect Your Taste Buds
I have lychin planus in my mouth, I've had it for the last 12 months I'm on steroid mouth wash but it won't go, can this affect my taste buds?
Nevertheless, make sure that you brush your tongue after taking your medicine.
Also, if the numbness continues after one weak when finished your treatment, seek help with an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Used klricid 500mg bd. Now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can I develop taste buds?
The taste receptor cells send information detected by clusters of various receptors and ion channels to the gustatory areas of the brain via the seventh, ninth and tenth cranial nerves.
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Taste_bud ...Read more
Various reasons: Natural loss of taste buds usually starts much later in life, usually past the age of 50. Irritants, especially chemicals can damage taste buds. If you are losing your sense of taste, there are also other medical causes that need to be looked into. Consult a physician if concerned and want answers for your specific set of circumstances. ...Read more
Alteration in taste: You can go to the following site for some general information, but if you have an alteration in taste, I would consult with both your dentist and primary care physician. See: http://www. Nidcd. Nih. Gov/health/smelltaste/pages/taste. Aspx ...Read more
Yes: Most people do not actually loose their taste buds, they just loose the ability to taste. This can be temporary due to medication or an illness or it can be more permanent. Check out the medication you are using such as asthma inhalants, etc. On the web to look for side effects and then contact your md to ask about specific medications. ...Read more
No: You have what you are made with! Development of the brain (special sensory nerves) can make them more acute or "aware of things" and deterioration of such will cause decreases. ...Read more
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
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
It is possible: To damage the taste buds and create an opening for a potential infection due to brushing the tongue too vigorously or with harsh bristles. ...Read more
How so?: I would suggest you have your own dentist examine you and then discuss this issue with you. I would think that coconut oil would not be able to permanently harm your taste buds and whatever it did cause would naturally return to normal in time. ...Read more
See ENT: It sounds like you may have gotten involved with "oil pulling". My advice would be to avoid this and see your physician for evaluation and possible referral to assess your taste buds. Most likely they will return to normal once you discontinue the oil. ...Read more
Burned tongue: They get burned as well. This may temporarily affect taste depending upon what part of the tongue was burned. You will heal and the taste should return to normal. ...Read more
Internet Search: Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Taste_budGet a more detailed answer ›
More info needed...: Such as foods that you eat, allergies, medications you may be on, social habits (smoking, drinking), and then of course a visual examination. These types of conditions cannot be diagnosed over the internet, sight unseen. Please make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more
Hard to say: It is difficult to diagnose without a picture. Circumvalate taste buds are much larger than the filiform or fungiform taste buds. Foliate papillae are mostly on the sides of the tongue. It's not unheard of to see a difference between the back part of the tongue and the front. If you are concerned, a quick visit to your dentist would be advised! Hope this helps! ...Read more
Why: Are you having problems? It seems that loosing the ability to taste and smell would not make your life betterbut worse. Are you having problems with smells and taste...Thts what should be addressed. ...Read more
Chemotherapy ;. diet:
First ask your oncologist. Special diet books for cancer pts, one by nih.
Often zinc and other suppliments may help - ask your md. Occassionally lubicants may help such as sage moisturizer, oral balance and many other saliva replacements to sooth your mouth and carry food to buds. If pain is a problem ask your oncologists. ...Read more
Enlarged taste buds with white patches on tongue. What are some possibilities as to what may have caused this?
This could be any number of things, both normal and abnormal. An accurate answer and diagnosis requires additional information and a thorough clinical and visual examination.
Any lesion in your mouth that does not resolve within 7-10 days needs to be examined.
Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more
How often do taste buds change? An allergy pill I use to take didn't have really a taste last month now it taste really bad
Sense of taste: Lots of things can effect taste. Here's an interesting article to read: http://www. Popsci. Com/article/science/7-things-affecting-your-sense-taste Was the medication from the same bottle? It might have even been the same generic medication tabs from different manufacturers in the same bottle. ...Read more
There is a smooth spot on my tounge where I came into contact w/ the ice meaning the taste buds were frozen off, will they grow back?
Yes: Your body easily repairs itself in situations such as this. Wishing you a speed recovery. ...Read more
I have hanging taste buds on the tip of my tounge its not bumps and they not white and they don't hurt but I feel them what are they?
See a dentist: We can't diagnose these types of things over the internet, sight unseen. Please see your own dentist for an accurate diagnosis. They may or may not be normal anatomy. ...Read more
I have enlarged taste buds on the back of tongue. Not painful and not causing any problems what can it be from? Anything to worry about?
Normal: Google tongue picture...they are normal. If you are concerned, ask your Dentist to take a look. ...Read more
I think there's something wrong with my taste buds, I can add 3 tablespoons of sugar to tea and it still tastes as if there's no sugar, what do to?
Medical history: You have quite a medical history and list of meds that you are on. You really should be consulting your doctor in this situation. You have many potential causes right in your history and medic list. Additionally nutritional deficiencies can also be responsible, but your relationship is already established with your doctor who can help you and also would like to be notified of your symptoms. ...Read more
Multiple Possibility: This can be as simple as biting your tongue while you sleep, to food allergies, systemic or oral medication side-effects. Pay attention, see if you can find any patterns: when I drink wine at night, my tongue is swollen in the morning, or yes, there is slight pain involved and an area of abrasion present. These other clues will allow a more accurate diagnosis. Additional?, see your dmd or md. ...Read more
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