Change in taste or impaired taste refers to the loss or difference in the sense of tasting. This is common in people above the age of 50, and in most cases, it is only temporary. This might be due to a number of factors such as common cold, medications, smoking, age, etc. If the change of taste is caused by factors other than aging, it will return once the cause is rectified, but it cannot be reversed in the case of aging.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old male with a weight of 198 pounds and a height of five feet nine inches. I exercise weekly. I usually eat healthy green vegetables and fruits everyday mixed with meats. I eat junk foods occasionally on weekends. I usually drink coffee and water in the morning. I have a f... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Change in taste can occur due to infection affecting the nose, throat, or sinuses. In your cases, it looks like a nasal polyp or any growth in the nasal passage as you had mentioned that you had a nasal blockage. I suggest you visit an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) special... Read Full »