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Causes of Taste abnormalities

Causes of Taste abnormalities

Most taste abnormalities are actually problems with smelling. Upper respiratory infections (e.g., colds) and head injuries can affect the olfactory (smell) system. Taste abnormalities can arise from nerve damage, mouth infections, burns, poor oral hygiene, aging, head and neck cancer, nutritional deficiencies, and many other underlying diseases.

Taste abnormalities: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Taste abnormalities, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Taste abnormalities:

Taste abnormalities: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Taste abnormalities: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Taste abnormalities:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Taste abnormalities may be found in:


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