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Loss of taste

  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 12, 2008
  • 04:39 AM

For about a week and a half now I havnt been able to taste anything....
I was sick like 2 weeks ago and I started loosing my sence of taste roughly the last 2 das of me being sick. I no longer have a clogged nose (I can smell just fine) other than a little wax I dont have any hearing problems.
So since my eyes ears nose and throat are fine I have no idea why I cant tsate anything. Its there for like a split second then it goes back to tasting like absolutely nothing. I also have no sence of fullness either, my stomach cant tell if ive eaten or not since I cant taste anything.


any ideas?

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  • Oh no! Poor you.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 1, 2008
    • 00:50 PM
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  • I had a really bad cold in February. I had temporary loss of smell and taste during my illness period. After having my cold for nearly two weeks, my health was restored. Roughly two weeks after my recovery, I starting losing my sense of smell and taste again. However, there were no traits of a cold. My sense of smell and taste came back.Now for the last 3 months I have had partial loss for my sense of smell. I have had loss of my sense of taste, except for spicy food. I am able to taste mint-like and spicy pepper-like things. I can also taste cola type soft drinks. I have had a severe loss of appetite.During the first 30 days of the last 3 months, I had such a great appetite loss, that I went from a size 24 to a size 18!!No one can figure out what the heck is going on medically. Now my family and friends are worried, because my appetite is so poor, that I may forget to force myself to eat something for 2-3 days. I dont even have a feeling of being thirsty.Please, can anyone help me to fix my taste buds?!
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  • For about a week and a half now I havnt been able to taste anything....I was sick like 2 weeks ago and I started loosing my sence of taste roughly the last 2 das of me being sick. I no longer have a clogged nose (I can smell just fine) other than a little wax I dont have any hearing problems.So since my eyes ears nose and throat are fine I have no idea why I cant tsate anything. Its there for like a split second then it goes back to tasting like absolutely nothing. I also have no sence of fullness either, my stomach cant tell if ive eaten or not since I cant taste anything.any ideas?I had a cold the end of June and lost my sense of smell and taste for the the last two months now. My cold is long gone but taste and smell has not returned. It is there for a few seconds or one bite and then it is gone. Did you ever regain your sense of taste. If so, when did it come back and did you do anything to get it back? I am getting desperate.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 24, 2010
    • 04:45 AM
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