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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. Louis Gallia
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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?

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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Wat r the most common local and neurological causes of dysgueisia??is dysguesia a serious disorder??

Wat r the most common local and neurological causes of dysgueisia??is dysguesia a serious disorder??

It's "dysgeusia": Dysgeusia = altered taste. Tongue can sense only 4 things: Sweet, sour, bitter, salty. All other "taste" is actually smell = dysosmia. Need to figure out if your "dysgeusia" is a primary taste disorder or actually your nose. The eyes may not see, the ears may not hear, but the nose knows. ...Read more

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What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

What causes the mouth to taste like metal?

Dysgeusia: is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. It is very common condition in pregnancy and will be solved soon. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

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Suspected dygeusia. Does it cause skin rashes/allergies? This is the 5th time in 5 months

Suspected dygeusia. Does it cause skin rashes/allergies? This is the 5th time in 5 months

No: Although severe nasal congestion or sinusitis can cause dysgeusia, a skin rash is not expected. If you have had recurrent sinusitis, you need to consult an ENT. ...Read more

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What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

What causes a metallic taste in your mouth?

Dysgeusia: is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Diminished Taste (Definition)

Dysgeusia is an abnormal sense of taste, where a person misinterprets taste signals. This may be seen after ...Read more