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Why does everything i eat taste strange when I have a cold or the flu?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics

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This is due to the fact that you have inflammation in the area where your sense of smell and taste arise and thus the perceptions can be altered due to the inflammation during the illness.
It should resolve after the illness is gone.

In brief: See below

This is due to the fact that you have inflammation in the area where your sense of smell and taste arise and thus the perceptions can be altered due to the inflammation during the illness.
It should resolve after the illness is gone.
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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