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What can cause you to have a loss of taste?

What can cause you to have a loss of taste?

Many things: One has to consider what exposure you have had in the recent past. ...Read more

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Loss Of Taste (Definition)

Loss of taste =Ageusia = ...Read more


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What can cause a person to lose all sense of smell?

What can cause a person to lose all sense of smell?

3 main reasons. : 1.Head trauma: a blow to the front off back of the head causes the brain to bounce in skull.Smell nerve fibers can be ripped by this sudden action 2.Nerve damage: a seemingly minor cold sometimes causes enough inflammation that nerve is damaged.Some drugs can also cause this 3. Obstruction: something can physically block smell particles from reaching the smell area. Polyps or rare tumors. ...Read more

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What can cause you to have a migraine instead of a headache?

What can cause you to have a migraine instead of a headache?

MigraineCauseUnknown: No one actually knows what causes migraine.There is not even consensus on what a migraine IS.Often, diagnosis is erroneous-made just because pain is severe.There are many causes of severe HA's incl. occipital neuralgia, cervicogenic headache, occipital tenon inj., etc. A good history & phys. incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide answer. Treatments may incl med, manipulation, prolotherapy,etc ...Read more

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What causes you to have a loss of height when you have osteoporosis?

What causes you to have a loss of height when you have osteoporosis?

Fracture: Compression fractures of the spine lead to height loss. The bone collapses and you shrink.. These can be painfree, so if you lose more than an inch in height, see your doctor and consider an xray. ...Read more

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Hello, please what can be be cause of a persistent metallic or ironic taste in the mouth?

Hello, please what can be be cause of a persistent  metallic or ironic taste in the mouth?

Need to see doctor: A persistent metallic taste can be due to a toxin (such as lead or copper) that can be checked with a blood test. In addition, some infections an cause taste abnormalities. In any case, you need to see your physician and find out the correct answer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could a diet high in salt cause the person to have a stroke?

Can you tell me how could a diet high in salt cause the person to have a stroke?

Old controversy: It used to be thought that cutting down on salt intake might cause hypertension and then a stroke, but seems never fully proven. However, we do know that high salt diet can affect the immune system directly, so might be best to cut down just in general. But no known stroke risk otherwise with high salt diet. ...Read more

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Im having problem with nasuea... I can't stand the smell of certain foods.. Can you please give me an idea what can be the problem?

Im having problem with nasuea... I can't stand the smell of certain foods.. Can you please give me an idea what can be the problem?

?pregnant: Without further details as to chronicity of symptoms, a young woman of childbearing age w/ new symptoms of nausea, where the sense of smell is hyperacute, may be pregnant, as that is most probable. See doc if not pregnant so that more history and a proper exam may be performed. ...Read more

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Doctor is mastrbating can cause of hair loss if I do this in a week and also how i can prevent hairloss?

Doctor is mastrbating can cause of hair loss if I do this in a week and also how i can prevent hairloss?

It is not: Male pattern baldness is genetically determined. All men lose the hair on their temples at about age 20. Generally the most chest hair you are blessed with, the more rapidly it will progress across the crown and top of the head. You can opt for surgery, medication, or embracing your masculinity / genetics. Enjoying yourself while alone does not speed or slow the process. ...Read more

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What are some things that can cause a person to have a small head?

What are some things that  can cause a person to have a small head?

Microcephaly: There are several causes of small head one of them is genetics, or immature closure of sutures, it will depend a lot of factors. ...Read more

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Can certain smell cause you to have a seizure?

Can certain smell cause you to have a seizure?

Yes, can happen: Olfactory stimuli can rarely precipitate seizures, but also complex partial seizures can be preceded by an aura of foul smell. ...Read more

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What would cause me to not be able to get rid of the bitter taste in my mouth?

What would cause me to not be able to get rid of the bitter taste in my mouth?

Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Does having a crush cause you to lose your appetite?

Absolutely: Yes- a "crush" can be an intense emotional experience, or feeling, that can affect all aspects of your behavior, including appetite. My advice, is try to maintain your normal daily routine as much as possible, life goes on. ...Read more

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What can cause someone to get a high amount of infections?

What can  cause someone to get a high amount of infections?

Infection risk: We get infections if we are exposed to microorganisms that our immune system has not seen and for which we have developed no immunity. This may be due to high exposure (working with individuals carrying infections) or defects in our immune system. ...Read more

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Hello docs! can you tell me what could be causing lack of sleep and hair loss?

Hello docs! can you tell me what could be causing lack of sleep and hair loss?

A major stress: that started 4-5 months ago -takes 4-5 m. for hair to grow out after roots break with severe stress- emotional or physical and now with depression wake up can't return to sleep;awaken in am not wanting to do anything; irritable;tearful ...Read more

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Can you please describe the cause and effects if you have too little protein in your body?

Can you please describe the cause and effects if you have too little protein in your body?

Not eating right!: Cause: poor intake! 1.Constant craving of carbs! 2.Muscle and/or joint pain! these are signs of mild deficiency! symptoms of severe protein deficiency: 1.Edema (swelling) 2.Thinning brittle hair and/or hair loss 3.Ridges in finger and toe nails 4.Skin rashes; dry skin 5.Weak and tired 6.Muscle soreness and cramps 7.Slow healing 8.Skin ulcers 9.Sleep issues 10.Headache 11.Nausea 12.Fainting. ...Read more