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Taste symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Taste symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Taste symptoms: metallic taste, acidic tastes, bitter tastes, foul tastes, loss of taste, Olfactory dysfunction, Taste abnormalities, Bad taste or other types.

Changes in taste sensations can result from various medical conditions. One reasonably common cause is acid reflux where stomach acid is regurgitated into the mouth giving a bad taste that can be described as an acid taste or metallic taste; refer to the symptoms of refux or heartburn. Another possibility is an infectious oral virus that may damage the tongue's sensory cells and result in changes to taste. Other mouth or tongue disorders, including mouth ulcers, are a possibility. Taste changes can also accompany other general types of illness, such as a fever, and these other symptoms need to be investigated for their cause. Various other causes of taste changes are possible; always seek prompt professional medical diagnosis for these symptoms....more »

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Causes of Taste symptoms:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Taste symptoms. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Taste symptoms

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Causes of Types of Taste symptoms:

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Taste symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Taste symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Taste symptoms

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Message Boards for Taste symptoms

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Medications or substances causing Taste symptoms:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Taste symptoms as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Taste symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Taste symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Taste symptoms

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Taste symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Taste symptoms

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other causes that are less...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good"...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good"...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. ...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of...read more »

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Taste symptoms: Related Rare Diseases

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Taste symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Taste symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Taste symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Taste symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Taste symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Taste symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Taste symptoms. Of the 94 causes of Taste symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 91 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Taste symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Taste symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Taste symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Taste symptoms based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Taste symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Taste symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Taste symptoms:

    Subtypes of Taste symptoms:

    Metallic taste (59 causes), Acidic tastes (59 causes), Bitter tastes (62 causes), Foul tastes (62 causes), Loss of taste (64 causes), Olfactory dysfunction (21 causes), Taste abnormalities (9 causes), Bad taste (62 causes), Bad taste in mouth (16 causes), Foul taste (62 causes), Bad taste in mouth in children (24 causes), Distorted sense of taste (92 causes), Gustatory (12 causes), Metallic taste in children (7 causes), Partial loss of taste (16 causes), Abnormal taste sensation (40 causes), Gradual onset of dysgeusia (24 causes), Gradual onset of dysgeusia in children (10 causes), Sudden onset of dysgeusia (19 causes), Sudden onset of dysgeusia in children (11 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Taste symptoms:

    Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

    Symptoms related to Taste symptoms:

    Bitter taste, Loss of taste (64 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Metallic taste (59 causes), Acidic tastes (59 causes), Bitter tastes (62 causes), Foul tastes (62 causes), Olfactory dysfunction (21 causes), Taste abnormalities (9 causes), Bad taste (62 causes)

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