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Taste Bud Back
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How much time does it take to get your taste buds back after about 39 radiation treatment inyour 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
What can do to get my taste buds back I have taken zinc, B12 also I have Lyme and pain under left arm
Swallowen taste buds back of tongue, swallowen painless tonsils,long red bumps back of throat,small many bumps on soft palate(for about a year)?
Taste buds: If they have been there for a year they are probably normal for you. ...Read more
Have unpleasant medicine like taste for days with enlarged taste bud on back of tongue and very thin patches not enough to immediately say thrush 100%?
Bad mouth taste: May be early candida or from sinusitis. Sometimes you can have sinusitis without actually having pain in the sinus. May also be from gingivitis/peridontitis ( gum/tooth infection), diet or reflux( elevate head of bed when sleeping can try ranitidine if not allergic) reflux can exacerbate sinusitis. . f/u/ w/ doc for possible cultures, meds, oral hygiene. ...Read more
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
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon to determine if there is an abnormality. ...Read more
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
Taste buds on back of tongue are red, prominent, swollen, but painless. They form a v-shape, but look different than normal. Should i see doctor?
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