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Tasteless tongue following allergy. Medicines Azee, Citrazene, Dolo 650 and Becosules. Remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hi, I have a tasteless tounge. I had an allergy, cold and fever 2 weeks back and I had taken medicines then. For tastelessness I was suggested to take Becosules. Still, after 10 days I do not get proper taste.
Doctor:May I know what medications you have taken?
User:I had taken Azee, Citrazene, Dolo 650 and Becosules
User:And also I had taken an injection for the allergy.
User:My tastelessness started along with allergy. And I had cough and cold.
Doctor:Let me help you.
User:So, I had been to the hospital
User:Hello doctor. u there?
Doctor:Most often the perception of taste that we have is decided by the food we take,
Doctor:the composition of saliva in our mouth
Doctor:infections/post infection and other parameters.
User:I do the baseline based on the taste of water
User:Even if I take mineral water it taste like hard water for me
Doctor:Most commonly such abnormal taste or no taste happens due to dehydration.
User:Why is it sustaining for so long? I have been taking fluids well.
Doctor:and some changes that occur following infection.
Doctor:I understand that it's already been 10 days since your infection.
Doctor:But don't worry.
Doctor:The symptoms will gradually improve with continued hydration.
Doctor:There are no medications available to improve or fasten this process.
Doctor:So you need to drink plenty of water, take healthy diet containing plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Doctor:It will improve.
User:ok. So, there is no need to panic or to consult an allergist
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:there is no need to panic.
User:ok. I got it.
Doctor:Sometimes post infection recovery can take upto 2-3 weeks.
Doctor:So do not worry.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:But I was not seeing any improvement from a week
User:so, I thought of getting an answer from experts
User:Thanks a lot Doctor.
Doctor:Hope I cleared your doctor.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:nothing else
User:Thanks a lot!
Doctor:Thanks for consulting m.e
Doctor:Bye for now.
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