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How do I get my taste buds back?

How do I get my taste buds back?

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

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What would be the best way to get my taste buds back?

What would be the best way to get my taste buds back?

You don't: If you lost them to some kind of trama — burn or surgical they will not come back. If you lost your sense of taste to a stroke or some nerves damage to the taste buds you may get your sense of taste back. ...Read more

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Is there any way I can get my taste buds back when I'm sick as I can't taste anything?

Is there any way I can get my taste buds back when I'm sick as I can't taste anything?

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

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How do you get your taste buds back when you have a cold?

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

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How can I get my taste buds back after being sick for a week?

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

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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

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

Unknown.: 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

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Taste buds back of tongue normally large?

large taste buds: The taste buds at the back of the tongue on top
are the ones that sense bitter foods/things
but have a dentist look for a better diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you get your taste buds back when you have the flu?

How do you get your taste buds back when you have the flu?

Be patient: Once you are feeling better, your taste will most likely return quickly. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to get your taste buds back after about 39 radiation treatment inyour tonsil area?

How much time does it take to get your taste buds back after about 39 radiation treatment inyour tonsil area?

A few weeks: Or at most finishing a course of cancer drugs. The taste buds are actually damaged by the radiation and they need time to recover. Use biotin mouthwash and drink a lot of water. Get well soon! ...Read more

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I'm wondering how long does it take to get your taste buds back after about 39 radiation treatment in your tonsil area?

I'm wondering how long does it take to get your taste buds back after about 39 radiation treatment in your tonsil area?

5 patients: (I noticed you were waiting for a while to get answers, so I will comment here although I have limited experience as a dentist.) in my fresh memories, five patients come to mind. All of them had throat/mouth cancer and got similar radiations. Loss of taste seemed common--almost expected. All five patients got sensation back, but took various time. Radiation therapists know many cases, so ask them. ...Read more

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I have enlarge taste bud at back of mouth with white tongue no pain and was using magic mouth wash but doesn't seem to be helping mouth is also dry?

I have enlarge taste bud at back of mouth with white tongue no pain and was using magic mouth wash but doesn't seem to be helping mouth is also dry?

MM mouth wash: Miracle Magic Mouth Rinse. The rinse is best for those with initial HZVS1 viral infection as a symptomatic relief. I am not sure that you have a viral infection but something else. Don't delay in seeking professional evaluation. Some taste buds are actually confused with lymph nodes which are part of the immune system ...Read more

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How can I get my taste buds loss back due to a stroke?

How can I get my taste buds loss back due to a stroke?

Difficult....: Stroke damages the neural component of taste perception......if not back in 3-6m, will not comeback. Can try Vit B12 injection for nerve regeneration, along with good nutrition. ...Read more

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Can gastric malt lymphoma cause swollen taste buds on back of tongue?

Can gastric malt lymphoma cause swollen taste buds on back of tongue?

Not typically: Gastric malt lymphoma is usually characterized by being localized to the stomach alone. The back of the tongue is a part of another lymphatic region known as waldeyer's ring and people can develop lymphoma there, but swollen tastebuds is not a common appearance for lymphoma. So they are not guaranteed to be related. If you have a gastric malt and are suspicious, see an ent. ...Read more

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Taste buds on back of tongue are red, prominent, swollen, but painless. They form a v-shape, but look different from normal. Should I see doctor?

Taste buds on back of tongue are red, prominent, swollen, but painless. They form a v-shape, but look different from normal. Should I see doctor?

Inflamed tissue: These are your circumvallate papilla(taste buds) and they are inflamed. Warm salt water rinses and time will heal. ...Read more

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Throat itch large taste buds in back of mouth and dry mouth should i be worried?

Throat itch large taste buds in back of mouth and dry mouth should i be worried?

Throatitch: Itching most likely allergy however can be secondary to irritant or inflammatory agent, e.g. alcohol, smoking. Dry mouth can be from same, dehydration, mouth breathing during sleep, medications, salivary gland degeneration/ atrophy, radiation therapy, etc. keep mental diary re; when these sx occur, see correlation. ...Read more

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Having hsv-1 (genital)cause enlarged taste buds in back of throat? They are not painful

Having hsv-1 (genital)cause enlarged taste buds in back of throat? They are not painful

HSV-1 HSV-2: HSV-1-cold sores, oral/lip blistering.
HSV-2- genital herpes- blisters on penis, vagina, or groin- may be more widespread below the waist.
Enlarged taste buds papillae on the back of the tongue are generally benign and not treated to either virus. ...Read more

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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?

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 anything abnormal with your taste buds.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Normal: 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.

Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more

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I am careless in cleaning tongue. Now few days before I noticed white coating with red small taste buds like bumps back of tongue. Is it normal?

I am careless in cleaning tongue. Now few days before I noticed white coating with red small taste buds like bumps back of tongue. Is it normal?

Normal...: Normal tongue anatomy... In regard to the whitish areas... Your tongue can trap plaque on the surface in the hairlike projections of the papilla... Especially during colds... Advise the use of a tongue scraper to remove plaque and the associated excess bacteria... ...Read more

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My taste buds on the back of my tongue have been swollen for a couple months. Some bumps on the side. I wake up with a film on my tongue. Am I ok?

My taste buds on the back of my tongue have been swollen for a couple months. Some bumps on the side. I wake up with a film on my tongue. Am I ok?

Swollen taste buds?: Have this examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon. It may be something other than swollen taste buds. It may be an infection. It may require a biopsy. ...Read more

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I have enlarged taste buds on the back of my tongue, they are painful, it almost feels like dry, cracked skin. My tongue has odd white patches, why?

I have enlarged taste buds on the back of my tongue, they are painful, it almost feels like dry, cracked skin. My tongue has odd white patches, why?

See a dentist: Wait a few days and see if your condition improves. Maybe you burned your tongue. If your tongue does not feel better or look better in a few days see a dentist. ...Read more

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Taste buds on the back of my tongue are swollen. Do I have oral herpes?

Taste buds on the back of my tongue are swollen. Do I have oral herpes?

Taste buds, normal?: I can't tell you whether you have oral herpes over the internet, but if that is your only symptom or complaint, I would not draw that conclusion. There are large taste buds at the back of your tongue and in fact they may be normal anatomy. Your own dentist can examine you for any dental issues or concerns and your own physician can evaluate any medical issues or concerns. ...Read more

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Small flesh coloured bumps at the back of my throat and what looks like some swollen taste buds at the back of my throat?

Small flesh coloured bumps at the back of my throat and what looks like some swollen taste buds at the back of my throat?

Can't see: Can't see on my computer screen anything but letters that spell out your question. Someone actually has to see you, to do a clinical examination, a differential diagnosis, and establish a treatment plan. Please call your PCP for an appointment. ...Read more

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I have swollen taste buds on the back of my tongue. Also, chronic sinus issues, but bumps are new. They're not painful, normal tongue color. Allergies?

I have swollen taste buds on the back of my tongue. Also, chronic sinus issues, but bumps are new. They're not painful, normal tongue color. Allergies?

Unrelated: Not itching and thus unlikely to be from allergies.
If they don't go away after 2 weeks or get worse, see your doctor since they do not appear to pose any immediate danger. ...Read more

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Chest is burning, throat feels cold, felt like food was stuck in throat, enlarged/white taste buds on the back of my tongue, my esophagus is tight.

Chest is burning, throat feels cold, felt like food was stuck in throat, enlarged/white taste buds on the back of my tongue, my esophagus is tight.

Chest,Throat Pain: Given the multiple areas of pain or discomfort, and the possible emergency concerns, you should see your md today or go right to the emergency room to rule out any heart or allergy ...Read more

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