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loss of taste
Dear Doctor's
For 40 days I been unable to taste my food. I been to a ear, nose, throat specialist. He found a
bad infection, prescribe anti-biotics, still after 2 weeks, I'm not able to taste my food.
What should I do? I'm desparate.

Yours truly
Still hungry
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257682 tn?1214940174
Dear F. Hernandez
Note a Doctor in this fourm will not help u :(
Seconly, do u smoke? If so u may have lost ur sensation to taste
Infection was it a sinus infection? Have u followed up with ur Doc?
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Yes, I do smoke. Some of my friends suggest I quit smoking a couple of weeks, to see if it
improves my taste. Now I think I will take them up on their suggestion.
Yes, I have followed up with my doctor, the nose, ear, throat specialist recommends I see
a neurologist, my doctor has no clue to my problem.
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257682 tn?1214940174

Well it could be a sinus infection
And if u have ur tounge peirced that will kill  ur taste buds
Smoking can ruion ur sensation for taste n smell
I'd wait on the Neurologist  this really doesnt seem to be a neurological problem
Try an Allerigest
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