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Was treated for strep throat 3 weeks ago. Tongue still painful now and i noticed a growth way in back on tongue. Loss of taste. Burning on tongue.

Was treated for strep throat 3 weeks ago. Tongue still painful now and i noticed a growth way in back on tongue. Loss of taste. Burning on tongue.

See md: Go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. Especially ask to examine the growth on the back of the tongue. Your doctor then can refer you to see an ear nose and throat doctor for further examination including a biopsy if the growth is confirmed and looks suspicious. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Please tell me what can cause dysgeusia (parageusia) in the mouth and with smells?

Please tell me what can cause dysgeusia (parageusia) in the mouth and with smells?

Dysgeusia: Taste sensation are from taste buds located on tongue while sense of smell is located at the olfactory epithelium in the upper part of nose! it is uncommon to suffer from both conditions. Please see an ENT doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause intermittent tongue numbness and intermittent loss of taste?

What could cause intermittent tongue numbness and intermittent loss of taste?

Nose congestion ornerve damage: Medicines can cause that symptom is it on one side or both sides of the tongue? could be due to nasal congestion. Is it on just one side of the tongue ?could be due to nerve damage ...Read more

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My tongue feels dry and i have loss of taste and my stomach remains heavy and dont have desire for food?

Dry mouth: You should see a doctor and get some blood tests. Some medications can do this but so can multiple illnesses - these are very non specific symptoms. ...Read more

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Can teeth implants result in loss of taste and numbness to the tongue?

Can teeth implants  result in loss of taste and numbness to the tongue?

Not done properly: The only way this can occur is if the implant is place incorrectly and it has perforated the jaw on the tongue side of the mandible. If the drill perforated the bone or the implant perforated the bone and impinges on the lingual nerve this can occur. This must be addressed asap. In rare instances this can occur from the injection butbthis should be self limiting. See your surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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Constant metal taste in mouth and loss of smell?

Smoking?: Most common is chronic damage to nerves of the nose and tongue from toxic exposure. Your complaints are very common for smokers or those who use asthma inhalers too much. Heavy metal toxicity can cause these symptoms. Lead, mercury and arsenic exposure can cause this. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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There is a smell in my urine. No pain. I have loss of appetite and usually wake up with a funny taste in my mouth. What could it be?

There is a smell in my urine. No pain. I have loss of appetite and usually wake up with a funny taste in my mouth.  What could it be?

Get tested: you need to get tested you need to see a doctor that can examine you and test your urine and decide if you have an infection or not and if you need to be on antibiotics or not so please go and get tested good luck ...Read more

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I suffer from blured vision eye pain headaches loss of balance and i am unable to understand people i also experience a strange taste on my mouth alot?

I suffer from blured vision eye pain headaches loss of balance and i am unable to understand people i also experience a strange taste on my mouth alot?

See Dr ASAP: I do not know how old you are or how long you have had these symptoms, but they are disconcerting for some underlying neurological issue. See you Dr. asap and even a neurologist as you need to be properly evaluated and diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had an accident 15/01/2016.hydrocholride gas loss of voice,taste,smell,earache can not swallow on rt side of mouth.Still the same after nearly 4 month?

Had an accident 15/01/2016.hydrocholride gas loss of voice,taste,smell,earache can not swallow on rt side of mouth.Still the same after nearly 4 month?

Hydrogen chloride: ...gas rapidly turns into hydrochloric acid when in contact with water. It's a strong acid that can damage the tissues Some people develop a chronic condition called RADS (Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome). It is beyond the scope of HealthTap to evaluate & treat this condition. Please consult a physician (occupational health or ENT) who is familiar with this type of injury. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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I'm taking the prevpack and it's making me feel sick. Loss of appitite, nausea, a bad taste in my mouth, night sweats, restlessness, and i feel tired.?

I'm taking the prevpack and it's making me feel sick. Loss of appitite, nausea, a bad taste in my mouth, night sweats, restlessness, and i feel tired.?

Side effects: These are side ceffects from the antibiotic clarithromycine in the prev pack discuss with your doctor and have your antibiotic changed he/she can prescribe a different combination of drugs which you can tolerate for eliminating h pylori. ...Read more

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2weeks post op inner ear surgery. Loss of taste & SEVERE dry mouth. OTC dry mouth spray isn't helping. What can be used to treat this??

2weeks post op inner ear surgery. Loss of taste & SEVERE dry mouth. OTC dry mouth spray isn't helping. What can be used to treat this??

Chorda Tympani nerve: A branch of the facial nerve called the chorda tympani nerve supplies taste to the anterior tongue (on the operated side). It also provides some innervation to salivary gland responsible for the secretion of saliva. This nerve runs through the middle ear space behind the ear drum. It can be stretched or cut during surgery. The symptoms usually improve however with time. ...Read more

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I have a salty taste in my mouth it started off as a metallic tas,excessive weight loss because I haven't been eating,diarrhea,nausea,vomiting,chills ?

I have a salty taste in my mouth it started off as a metallic tas,excessive weight loss because I haven't been eating,diarrhea,nausea,vomiting,chills ?

Sounds like: you have a serious problem. Metallic taste sounds like a medication side effect, but I think there is a lot more going on. Get t a doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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My family member is experiencing rectal bleeding for first day, constipation, stomach cramps, bloating, loss of appetite, gas, bad taste in mouth. ?

My family member is experiencing rectal bleeding for first day, constipation, stomach cramps, bloating, loss of appetite, gas, bad taste in mouth. ?

RECTAL BLEEDING: requires diagnosis as soon as possible....... The possibilities are too many to discuss on this platform.. Please seek "hands on" treatment immediately! Dr Z ...Read more

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Symptoms include: lump in throat sore jaws dry mouth loss of appetite sometimes bitter/bland taste in mouth and nausea. What could it be?

Symptoms include: lump in throat sore jaws dry mouth loss of appetite sometimes bitter/bland taste in mouth and nausea. What could it be?

Medications: The first thing that i would check is your current list of medications. Many medications can have side effects that could give you some of the symptoms that you are describing. ...Read more

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