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I feel no taste in some parts of tongue. What is causing this ?

some part of my tongue feels no taste especially when drinking. I am 43 years African living in Nigeria. I started having this feeling since about a month ago. I have never been treated on the case.
Sat, 24 Dec 2011
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Hi! Ajisamson,
Your problem may be something as simple as B-Complex deficiency.

Or it may be some sort of Space Occupying Lesion in the Cranial Cavity.

You may take some B-Complex pill twice a day.

If you do not improve after five days get a CT / MRI scan done.

A neurophysician and ENT surgeon may be consulted.
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