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I got my tonsils out on wensday and since then i can't tast food and my tounge feels like its numb. Like when u burn it from drinking something hot?

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Dr. Babak Jouhari
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Nerve

Possible nerve damage during the surgery.
Most of the time the sensations will come back, it could take some time. Nerve tissue heal slowly. Consult with the dr. Removed your tonsils.

In brief: Nerve

Possible nerve damage during the surgery.
Most of the time the sensations will come back, it could take some time. Nerve tissue heal slowly. Consult with the dr. Removed your tonsils.
Thank

In brief: Healing Process

Your throat is healing which causes the symptoms you are experiencing.
Eventually, you will have all normal function of said taste buds. Good luck and heal quickly.

In brief: Healing Process

Your throat is healing which causes the symptoms you are experiencing.
Eventually, you will have all normal function of said taste buds. Good luck and heal quickly.
Thank
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