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Dysgeusia Taste And Smell Disorders
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
How long does dysgeusia in pregnancy last? Im 12 weeks 4 days and have a terrible bitter taste which causes me to spit in a bucket every 20 seconds!
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
Yes, but: Moderate to severe paranasal sinus conditions certainly can cause changes in both senses. Fortunately, if treated effectively - often even only improved - they also improve or return. This can be a painful chronic condition that eludes treatment efforts - or it can be an acute, treatable thing. See an ENT for dx/planning/suggestions. It might help. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bitter medicine placed in tooth after root canal will not fade even post-crown. Have altered sense of taste/smell. What's in it, will it go away?
I can smell but I can't taste. What's wrong. I lost my taste when I had a cold two years ago. I taste only a few things. Is it a brain thing?
Dysgeusia: Dysgeusia is a distortion of the sense of taste. You are reporting ability to taste some flavors. It is likely that you may have lost sense of ability to detect some odors. Its not central (brain), its peripheral (tongue) because you have partial sensation. Its possible that viral neuronitis damaged some taste nerves, only careful testing can detect it. It may also be due to anxiety and depression ...Read more
It hurts when i swollow. I have no scenes of taste or smell. Now my throat itches. What could cause these symptoms?
Allergy/infection: Throat itching almost always allergy-foods or inhalants. What changed recently?Ie diet, get a cat? Anosmia(loss of smell) usually causes dysgeusia(no taste) =allergy or infection. See an ENT who does allergy, or an allergist who will also do a sinus scan. Sore throat likely due to mouth breathing, snoring due to the above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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