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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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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 »
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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 »
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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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