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Taste In Mouthsmell Of Rubber
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
Is burnt toast carcinogenic? I overcooked it in toaster by about 2 minutes it wasn't very burnt but definitely tasted burnt.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 abitter or metallic taste in their mouths. Good luck. ...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
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