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Taste abnormalities

Taste abnormalities: Introduction

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 abnormalities:

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

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Taste abnormalities: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Taste abnormalities

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 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 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 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. food poisoning). In fact, 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 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 of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 more »

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

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Taste abnormalities: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Taste abnormalities

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How Common are these Causes of Taste abnormalities?

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 abnormalities. Of the 9 causes of Taste abnormalities that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Taste abnormalities:

The following list of conditions have 'Taste abnormalities' 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 abnormalities Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Taste abnormalities:

    Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Taste symptoms (94 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 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 abnormalities:

    Bitter taste, Loss of taste (64 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Acid taste (59 causes), Metallic taste (59 causes), Mouth ulcers (253 causes), Heartburn (163 causes)

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