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What can cause dysgeusia?

What can cause dysgeusia?

Dysgeusia: Distortion of the sense of taste can be due to chemotherapy, asthma medication albuterol, zinc deficiency, antihistamines, lithium, tetracyclines, diabetes, lead poisioning, pesticides, & menopause. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Abnormal Sense Of Taste (Definition)

Abnormal sense of taste is a symptom in which a person has unusual tastes in his mouth, has loss some ability to taste certain flavors, or notices that some familiar ...Read more


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Please tell me what can cause dysgeusia (parageusia) in the mouth and with smells?

Please tell me what can cause dysgeusia (parageusia) in the mouth and with smells?

Dysgeusia: Taste sensation are from taste buds located on tongue while sense of smell is located at the olfactory epithelium in the upper part of nose! it is uncommon to suffer from both conditions. Please see an ENT doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Suspected Dysgeusia. Is it also why my sweat have been abnormally salty?

Dysgeusia: Taste disturbances are common among the elderly and can present in up to 11% of elderly persons taking multiple medications.Changes in physiology, systemic medical illnesses, infections, dental problems, and multiple medications have been shown to cause taste disturbances. Phantogeusia, illusion of taste, is a form of dysgeusia and frequentl. sweat has lots of NACL so it salty. ...Read more

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Can you have dysgeusia during pms?

Dysgeusia: Most cases of distorted sense of taste are without obvious cause, but some factors might include gastric reflux, diabetes, zinc deficiency, and in some menopausal women. Recommend workup by your pcp to explore any possible factors listed above. ...Read more

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How come I have diminished taste after wisdom tooth removal?

Nerve damage?: How long after the wisdom tooth extraction have you had diminished taste? It is normal to have diminished taste for a few hours after the procedure due to the local anesthetic. It is not normal to have diminished taste after the anesthetic wears off. Could be nerve damage to the lingual nerve. Please see the dentist or oral surgeon who did the procedure. ...Read more

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What cause bp?

What cause bp?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more

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What causes add?

What causes add?

Don't really know: The actual cause of adhd is really unknown. Spect scans have been able to show abnormalities in the frontal lobe of those with adhd, but this doesn't explain cause. It is believed to be a chemical, rather than purely a behavioral disorder. Theories on cause are endless from diet, genetics, vitamin deficiency, toxin exposure, fetus development, etc. ...Read more

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Cause of headche?

Depends: It greatly depends on the type of headache you have, location, quality, associated symptoms, etc, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Diminished Taste (Definition)

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