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What affects the taste of your semen?

What affects the taste of your semen?

Here are some ...: The study on the taste of semen is lacking and this concern carries no weight for clinical significance so it's been not worth to design such a study to specifically address your question up to this time. At best, the taste of semen seems more an issue teasing curiosity and fantasy than clinical practicality. ...Read more

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Is it bad that my semen tastes like vanilla?

Is it bad that my semen tastes like vanilla?

No science here: Nobody's going to do a major scientific investigation of the flavor of semen, but everybody's body chemistry is different and the elements of your diet can easily gain access to semen. I wouldn't be concerned. ...Read more

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Is burnt toast carcinogenic? I overcooked it in toaster by about 2 minutes it wasn't very burnt but definitely tasted burnt.

Is burnt toast carcinogenic? I overcooked it in toaster by about 2 minutes it wasn't very burnt but definitely tasted burnt.

NO: If you feel so worried next time throw that for the birds to feed on and make yourself another one.
Suggest you lower the setting on your toaster. ...Read more

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I have a coating on my tounge that taste salty. What could it be?

I have a coating on my tounge that taste salty. What could it be?

Possible yeast infec: Oral candidiasis is a yeast infection usually on top of the tongue forming a white coating that can be scraped off. Are you on an antibiotic? ...Read more

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I have an odd taste in my mouth what could that be?

I have an odd taste in my mouth what could that be?

Nutrtional deficienc: Some times lack of certain minerals/ vitamin can give peculiar tastes in mouth. Also, chronic sinusitis can also change taste buds. ...Read more

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I have a matalic taste in my mouth what could it be?

I have a matalic taste in my mouth what could it be?

Meds?: Numerous meds can cause it, and generally they are basic or alkali meds. Using an acidic additive, like a teaspoon of lemon juice, will usually eliminate it. ...Read more

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Why does my food taste waxy?

Why does my food taste waxy?

Depends: On what you ate and if it has wax contamination. Definitely need more information did start after an illness or do you take medications or drugs that can affect your taste ...Read more

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I don't taste anything, what's wrong?

I don't taste anything, what's wrong?

Something Fishy Here: The most common cause is something wrong with your smelling apparatus, so if you have a real stuffy nose &/or sinus congestion, that may be the cause. Some unusual mouth problems could do it but that would be pretty obvious to you. There could also be a problem with the nerve that controls smell. That would require evaluation by a neurologist. Unless you work in a sewage treatment plant, get it checked ...Read more

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I can't taste as much on the right side?

I can't taste as much on the right side?

Acute vs chronic: If this has been the case all along there is not much to do, but if this is recent, I suggest you see a neurologist to see if some evoked study to localize this area and possibly treat, could be done! ...Read more

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What could cause a rotten taste all the time?

What could cause a rotten taste all the time?

Several things: It could be gum disease, sinus infection, gastric problems, several large cavities. See your dentist now. ...Read more

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Food Doesn't Taste Good it taste like acerbic?

Food Doesn't Taste Good it taste like acerbic?

Infection: If the food is not spoiled then you may have a tooth or sinus infection, See your doctor and dentist. ...Read more

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I have lost all taste. What could be the cause?

I have lost all taste. What could be the cause?

Taste and smell: Total loss of taste is somewhat uncomon, but has ties to our olfactory (sense of smell) system as well. A neurological condition can produce this symptom, sometimes head injuries or other conditions that impact the olfactory nerve. Some medds can cause changes in sense of taste or smell. If this symptom develops it woudl be wise to see you primary care doctor or maybe a neurologist asap. ...Read more

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What to do that food tastes really gross to me?

What to do that food tastes really gross to me?

Several things: 1) avoid those particular foods
2) try to use other desirable foods and spices that mask the undesirable taste; in fact there are a myriads of cookbooks that exist to address this specific topic!
3) otherwise there always the "hold your nose and bottom's up philosphy" ...Read more

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What does it mean if everything tastes salty to me?

What does it mean if everything tastes salty to me?

Tastes salty: You are eating out a lot or you or someone else is adding too much salt.

But I specialize in this so Let's do 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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Lately everything I eat tastes like metal what could be the cause of that?

Lately everything I eat tastes like metal what could be the cause of that?

Are you on any Meds?: Most times, metalic taste in the mouth is a symptom of some underlying condition. The commonest causes are if you are on certain drugs, an example is Metronidazole and other nitroimidazoles used to treat yeast infection. Other causes may be antihistamines, or drugs used for high blood pressure which could cause mouth dryness that compromises your sense of taste. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Leukemia taste changes?

Leukemia taste changes?

Taste changes: When you are not feeling well (having leukemia) etc — you can have some alteration of the sense of tase. In addition, distortion of the sense of taste (dysgeusia) can be also caused by other things like drugs- eg. Antibiotics, asthma treatment, chemotherapy, zinc deficiency etc. ...Read more

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How do taste buds work?

How do taste buds work?

Receptor Cells: The taste receptor cells send information detected by clusters of various receptors and ion channels to the gustatory areas of the brain via the seventh, ninth and tenth cranial nerves.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taste_bud ...Read more

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Does flaxseed taste good?

Does flaxseed taste good?

Not much flavor: Flax seed are small and do not have much flavor. They can provide a nice crunch when added to foods such as breads and cereals. They are a great source of fiber and omega 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Loss of taste symptom of?

Loss of taste symptom of?

Chronic sinusitis?: Loss of taste is the number one symptoms of chronic sinus infection or inflammation. You also need to evaluate any medications because they may also contribute to your loss of taste. You should be evaluated for allergies and sinus health. ...Read more

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Why do my urine taste sweet?

Why do my urine taste sweet?

Diabetes?: You may have diabetes. Please go get tested.

The latin for diabetes mellitus means

Siphon (diabetes, because you pee so much)
sweet like honey (mellitus: because of all the sugar in your urine). ...Read more

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How are taste buds activated?

How are taste buds activated?

Stimulus: A chemical response from stimulus such as salt, sweet, sour and bitter by specialized receptor cells that get transmitted to your brain. ...Read more

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Can I lose my taste buds forever?

Can I lose my taste buds forever?

Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from medication you may be taking to dental problems. In your case pregnancy-related (estrogen) changes in your sense of smell may also lead to dysgeusia. It is very common condition in pregnancy. Usually it is transient. With Geographic tongue people may notice they have a“bitter” or “metallic” taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can make vodka taste better?

You can't: The reason that you can't, and you shouldn't, is that you are not old enough to drink. ...Read more

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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 does having bad taste signal?

What does having bad taste signal?

Mullet & platforms?: If you mean bad taste in the mouth, can be due to gum disease, dental disease, sinus problems, occasionally gastrointestinal problems. See dds, floss daily, brush teeth and tongue; maybe see ear, nose, throat doc, maybe see GI doc, if oral exam is ok. Sometimes meds can cause bad taste in mouth too. ...Read more

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When I cough it tastes salty, why?

When I cough it tastes salty, why?

Phlegm: Sounds like you are producing phlegm. I wouldn't get too excited about this unless it is bothering you. If it does, then consider seeing your doctor for evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more