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If you used a nasty medication as a child that was spearmint flavored, would spearmint disgust you now?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Possibly

Blending two flavors, 1 pleasant & 1 not, can have a long term effect in the memory of a child.
If the cover taste can cancel the other, things may go well later. If the effect is only partial, the brain may recall the unpleasant taste any time cover taste is is experienced & nausea or other rxns may occur.I couldn't stand the smell of chocolate for yrs after mom used it with my iron drops.

In brief: Possibly

Blending two flavors, 1 pleasant & 1 not, can have a long term effect in the memory of a child.
If the cover taste can cancel the other, things may go well later. If the effect is only partial, the brain may recall the unpleasant taste any time cover taste is is experienced & nausea or other rxns may occur.I couldn't stand the smell of chocolate for yrs after mom used it with my iron drops.
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