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Old 09-27-2006, 08:16 PM   #1
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lOST MY SENSE OF TASTE AFTER SURGERY

I had open heart 80 days ago. Lost my sense of taste. Anybody out there have the same problem after surgery? Will it come back? How long did it take for you?

 
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Old 09-28-2006, 05:50 PM   #2
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Re: lOST MY SENSE OF TASTE AFTER SURGERY

selliron, did you have any sort of throat problems after surgery?? Have the breathing tube in for a while???

 
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Old 09-28-2006, 08:18 PM   #3
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Re: lOST MY SENSE OF TASTE AFTER SURGERY

No throat problem that I know of before or after surgery. Had a throat tube, but I don't think it was in for any period of time after surgery. Doctor told me that loss of taste was not unusual,but no information on the lenght of the problem.

 
Old 09-29-2006, 02:12 PM   #4
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Re: lOST MY SENSE OF TASTE AFTER SURGERY

I didn't have any problems, I just didn't want to eat for a long long time; but my husband lost his sense of taste for a couple of months, (especially sugar). His taste came back slowly but it is just fine now. The Doctor said it was normal.
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