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Loss of taste on tongue, increased sensitivity to smell, no fever or cold. No relief with B-complex. Reason?

hi doctor,my name is ajay problem was...for past one month i had tasteless sensation over tongue ...but sensation of smell is normal&more over no fever , cold ,,,, week back i visited a doctor for similar complaint...,doctor advice me as to take bcomlex tablet for one week...but not satified of,please advice me what could be the reason?..what should i do???
Asked On : Wed, 7 Nov 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
The loss of sense of taste on tongue is due to distortion of taste buds. It
may be due to different causes-
like bacterial or fungal infection,zink deficiensy,use of certain drugs etc.
Treatment is to be decided after knowing the causative factor.
Blood Zink levels testing, cellular cultures, & sometimes Electro physiological tests ,MRI are done to investigate the problem.
I would advice you to consult a Physician for the examination,investigations & treatment.
Thank you.
Answered: Thu, 1 Aug 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sumanth Mallikarjuna Majgi's  Response
take zinc supplementation, and also vitamin b12 supplementation. that should fix your problem. if it still persists see a neurologist.

wish you good health
Answered: Thu, 1 Aug 2013
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