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How To Get My Taste Buds Back
Hi I would like to know how to get my tasted buds back. I eat this toxic waste candy and it made my tasted buds come off. How do I get them back? But
Ths is very unusual but may need to see someone such as ent. They may be able to look very carefully at the tongue papilla and see if there is severe damage such as chemical burns and scarring to the tongue. If so, you may not be able to regain the taste buds.
An oral surgeon would also be ok. ...Read more
More info needed....: Your question is very vague... what exactly is the problem? Certain medical conditions and medications can cause loss of taste. Please consult with your local PCP for a physical and a consultation. ...Read more
Not uncommon: Loss of taste and smell which are closely related are often times a result of illness or treatments. Normally it will return gradually once over your sickness. However you may try cleaning your tongue of coatings by tongue scraping and hot salt water rinses. Use of netty pot to clear your nose. Be patient. ...Read more
What can do to get my taste buds back I have taken zinc, B12 also I have Lyme and pain under left arm
Do you smoke?: Smoking kills the sensitivity of taste buds. ...Read more
Stuffy Nose: When you're sick, your nose is usually stuffed up, inhibiting your sense of smell, which in turn can alter the way you perceive taste. ...Read more
Taste buds: Things should go back to normal in time after you recover from a cold. The amount of time varies. If necessary, consult with a dentist and\or physician. ...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
Be patient: Once you are feeling better, your taste will most likely return quickly. ...Read more
Circomvalate papilla: There are enlarged taste bud structures toward the back of the tongue, arranged like an arrow head, that are normal and may be what you are seeing. See a dentist for a consult to get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Back of tongue has a sore, enlarged taste buds & white coating. Tried tongue scraper but didn't get rid of coating, only made tongue bleed. Pls help!
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
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 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
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon to determine if there is an abnormality. ...Read more
Can your taste buds get swollen from brushing too hard I think I brush too hard and now it feels weird on one side?
I have enlarged taste buds on the back of my tongue. They are painless but won't go away. I've had them for a month what could they be from?
Let it be:
It is unlikely that there is any thing abnormal with your taste buds.
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When cleaning tongue this morning I noticed that my taste buds all the way on the back of my tongue were very large. There pretty much painless.
Normal: There are a set of larger papillae or taste buds on the rear of tongue. They form a v-shaped pattern. They can become irritated or inflamed with discomfort but usually are not a problem. ...Read more
I have had irrited taste buds on left side of tongue for almost a year the pain is on and off where the pain can leave for two months and come back?
Examination, go now!: You are a year overdue in seeking evaluation and treatment. Any pain/bleeding/swelling that lasts more than 2 weeks is a red flag. Please see your Dentist or, preferably, an Oral Surgeon, for immediate examination. Do not put this off. ...Read more
Maybe okay, but...: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. However, first (if applicable in your case), stop using tobacco. Second, have your doctor check your tongue for any concerning pigmented lesions. ...Read more
Can you get rid of those little white taste buds that hurt on the tip of your tongue when you get a cold?
Time: There is an old saying that you can treat them and they will go away in 5-7 days or you can leave them alone and they will go away in 5-7 days. The best thing to do is avoid foods and drinks that irritate them such as tart and acidic foods and drinks. If they are particularly uncomfortable you can rinse with milk of magnesia (1 tsp) and then spit it out. Oragel helps but is impossible to keep on. ...Read more
Causes of the "loss of taste" and if caused by gerd; what foods can benefit to get the taste buds again activated?
Many: Loss of taste is a common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), salivary gland infection, sinusitis, poor dental hygiene, or even certain medicines. Prepare foods with a variety of colors and textures. Use aromatic herbs and hot spices to add more flavor; however, avoid adding more sugar or salt to foods. If your diet permits, add small amounts of cheese, olive oil, butter toasted nuts. ...Read more
Have bumps on back sides of my tongue, more on the left than on the right. No other symptoms. Could they be taste buds?
Probably normal: Everybody has a row of 7-10 prominent bumps on the back of the tongue, called circumvallate papillae. Google it; lots of photos are available. ...Read more
I had back surgery 1 year ago and since being on medication I have no taste buds. Losing weight because food does not taste good. What can I do?
Taste disturbance: Medications can alter taste (or primarily smell) via effects on the neurologic pathway, by drying out the mouth, or unknown mechanisms. Common meds include several antibiotics (aminoglycosides in particular), migraine meds, muscle relaxers, tricyclics, CNS stimulants, antihypertensives, antiarrhythmics, statins, diuretics, antihistamine, NSAIDS and more. Discuss alternatives with your doc. ...Read more
I have large taste buds on the back of my tongue and they really hurt but why are your taste buds bigger in the back then they are in the front?
Bigger: There is a row of larger size taste buds along the back of your tongue. Anatomically that's normal. But you shouldn't even know that they are there. The fact that they hurt is worrisome, see your Dentist. ...Read more
My hubby burned his tongue n out of no where the burn looks like a perfect circle. Some of his taste buds are growing back and also has cuts. Bad?
I have a white coating on my tounge and like kinda dark red enlarged spots at the back of the tounge it looks like my taste buds at the back enlarged?
White coating is normal and should be able to be brushed off (if not I would have your dentist eval the area) and the spots in the back of the tongue are the "bitter" tastebuds can become enlarged at times and also regenerate from time to time. No worries.
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