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Sore throat and sinus problem why does everything taste salty?

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Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possible emergency

Though nasal and sinus symptoms caused by infection can sometimes cause a 'salty' taste, when 'everything' tastes salty, one needs to be worried about a spinal fluid leak.
If you have had any recent trauma or sinus surgery, you need to see your doctor immediately!

In brief: Possible emergency

Though nasal and sinus symptoms caused by infection can sometimes cause a 'salty' taste, when 'everything' tastes salty, one needs to be worried about a spinal fluid leak.
If you have had any recent trauma or sinus surgery, you need to see your doctor immediately!
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