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Lost My Taste Buds After Kidney Failure
What operation: Not "normal" to have loss of smell and taste routinely following surgery unless this involved brain areas for those functions. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
What is my life expectancy? female 47, chirossis, ascites, varices, damaged spleen alcohol the cause, happed 1 yr ago haven't drank since, feeling bad
I had an upper respiratory infection and lost my sense of taste and smell. Sense of taste has returned but now I smell smoky fumes all the time.
Hard to tell: It sounds like you had a viral infection that injured the olfactory nerve fibers that are present at the top of the inside of the nose. If your sense of taste has returned, it is likely that the odd smell you have will also resolve. If it does not have an ENT doctor visualize the superior portion of the inside of your nose with an endoscope just to be sure that area is normal. ...Read more
Aftr tooth pulled can u taste an infection drain if there is one im having weird taste in my mouth & swallowing i taste in my chest start 2 days later?
My brother had a tramatic brain injury and lost his taste and smell. He still gets hints of a taste or smell but mostly everything stinks.
Upper molar extracted after crown broke off, very little molar remaining above gumline.Metallic taste, then permanent impaired taste followed. Cause?
Too many issues: These issues need to be evaluated and then treated by a dentist who knows your medical and dental history and who can actually examine you, along with having x-rays of your teeth in order to accurately determine the cause of your problems. It is impossible to even attempt to try to advise you properly over this type of forum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aftertaking clindamycin it helped with my unbalance after tooth infected 2 months suffering chills loss appetite, after tooth removed will this go?
See your dentist: If you have a dental infection, you should see your dentist right away. There is a link between oral infections and the rest of the body. There are a few various options which could resolve the situation you have described. I can appreciate your concern about your dental health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the best answer to your problem. Rec.: see a dentist for examination ...Read more
I had tonsil/adenoidectomy a week ago and still can't taste anything. My throat is healing but taste hasn't improved. When will normal taste return?
Taste buds healing: During a procedure such as a tonsil/adenoidectomy the proximity location of the "taste buds" might result in sensory and vascular compromise. Therefore your symptoms are a result of the surgery and the healing process. A week may have been enough time to note that there is some healing , improvement but not enough for sensory , nerve , repair. Talk with your surgeon about an expected time period. ...Read more
My husband has constant sweet taste in mouth x 4-5 days- had CBC, Glucose, thyroid,cholesterol, all negative 1 year ago. What could cause this?
IF it persists> ENT: Diagnosing the cause of taste disorders can be challenging, but fortunately most often the disorder is temporary. Persistent taste disorders on the other hand require evaluation. Some causes are: GERD, oral infections, sinusitis, problems with dentures, upper respiratory infections, ketosis, olfactory auras due to Temporal lobe epilepsy, Frontal lobe brain tumors and a number of other causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See you doctor: There are numerous reasons you may not be ovulating and having periods. You need evaluated. ...Read more
I have an awful rancid taste in my mouth and yellowing of my tongue x6 days after wisdom tooth removal. Not being made better by salt rinses. normal?
After a night of heavy drinking (mostly liquor) my stool smells really fruity. Is my liver failing? My 6m old has had this same smell the last 2 days in his stool. Is this ketones? He has trisomy 21
Had a brain injury 5mths ago. Lost sense of smell & some taste. Occa'l vertigo. Recently i ve ringing noise in my ear. What causes that pls?
2 days ago, I started experiencing strong metallic taste coming from the back of my throat & tongue. I'm well-hydrated, but I had alcohol 3 nts ago.
Many possibilities: Could be from infection of teeth, tonsils, gums, throat. Could be from a bleed. Could be from change in diet. Could be a systemic problem such as diabetes. Please see both your General Dentist and your General Physician for examination. Further tests may be in order. ...Read more
Suffering very salty tongue, saliva since week, today my tongue become sour, lumpy taste buds are developing fast. Can't eat or drink. Please help.?
71, man brain bleed 4days ago it's inoperable lost swallow and speech which is coming back BP very high had stroke 11mth ago no power lft side prognos?
Details: There are specific details that would be required in addition to what is included here to determine prognosis. The location of the bleed, time to be evaluated, his state when first seen, co-morbid factors etc are all important for determining potential outcome. Best to discuss with the caregiving team attending to the patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had tooth extraction/bone graft 3 months ago.have had bitter taste in mouth since.Dr says area is healed/no infection. Why still having bitter taste?
Could be other cause: The bitter taste could be related to other causes such as sinus issues and related post nasal drip or stuff on the tongue. Would suggest using a saline nasal spray to help break up any post naal drip and brush your tongue to eliminate any trapped food particles. if you dont see improvement in a week recommend followup with an ENT to rule out sinus issues. ...Read more
Gallbladder removed 1.5 years ago. Have freq heartburn, wakes me at night, nasty taste in my mouth & throat. 3 Tums last night. Is this normal and ok?
Hi, it's been 3years that all of a sudden my mom can't taste anything, specially when she has sweat and salty stuff she can't feel the tip of her tongue?
Stomach pain and swelling, can't lay on that side feels full and can't eat without feeling nauseated. Nasty taste in mouth. Gallbladder removed in Feb?
Nonspecific: These symptoms are nondiagnostic but could be due to gastritis(inflammation of the stomach lining). Try a bland,low fat diet and drink flat ginger ale. Avoid caffeine,alcohol,nicotine and try prilosec for a few days. See your MD if symptoms persist or worsen or if vomiting, or significant bowel changes or abdominal tenderness occur. ...Read more
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