Taste Buds

@gudheart (12659)
September 29, 2016 1:28pm CST
I have a draw full of new shopping with a mixture of chocolates and sweets. I also have the urge for pizza and pasta, but guess what my taste buds have gone due to my awful viral infection. Had it for a week and still my taste buds are not back. One the plus side my temperature has gone down, I just need to get rid of the runny nose and my dry chesty cough. Can't wait until my taste comes back! Any idea on how to get them back faster? I heard sour things help, but don't want to risk that due to my bad throat.
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@marlina (154166)
• Canada
29 Sep 16
Sorry to read that you lost your tastes buds. I have lost my sense of smell years ago and my taste buds are not what they used to be. Very, very frustrating, so I can sympathize with you.
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@marlina (154166)
• Canada
30 Sep 16
@gudheart Doesn't look like it so far.
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@gudheart (12659)
30 Sep 16
@marlina That is awful :( I do hope something does come up for you :(
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@gudheart (12659)
30 Sep 16
Oh no, sorry to hear that. Here is me complaining about short term loss of taste and you have a long term issue :( Is there no way you could try medical treatment to gain it back?
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@Drosophila (16573)
• Ireland
29 Sep 16
Chicken soup?
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@gudheart (12659)
30 Sep 16
I know I wouldn't be able to taste that either, but still would be a nice warm dinner. Thanks for the suggestion.
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@gudheart (12659)
30 Sep 16
@Drosophila I had heard that too but hadn't done much research on it. It is interesting to know how it works.
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@Drosophila (16573)
• Ireland
30 Sep 16
@gudheart it actually helps with viruses infections, scientifically proven
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@LadyDuck (457083)
• Switzerland
30 Sep 16
You cannot speed the process of getting your taste back. Avoid sour things until your throat hurts.
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@LadyDuck (457083)
• Switzerland
1 Oct 16
@gudheart Do not worry another couple of days and your taste will be back.
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@gudheart (12659)
1 Oct 16
@LadyDuck I am hoping so :) Time will tell.
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@gudheart (12659)
30 Sep 16
Good advice. I think it is slowly coming back...slowwwwlly!
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@Poppylicious (11133)
30 Sep 16
A drawer full of chocolate and sweets? That wouldn't last a day in my house, with or without taste buds!! Hope you recover soon.
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@gudheart (12659)
30 Sep 16
LOL I just find it pointless eating them if can't taste them. Not worth the calories then!!!
• Mumbai, India
30 Sep 16
sorry to hear that hope you will get fine fast
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@gudheart (12659)
30 Sep 16
Thank you. I am feeling a bit better today, but my ears are blocked and popping now :(
• Agra, India
30 Sep 16
Get well soon dear But the fact is u will still take 15days to get back in form The running nose n cough will get extremely irritating but don't give lose strength Be positive And the taste buds shall resume their work as d cold subsides So remain calmn happy
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@gudheart (12659)
30 Sep 16
Thanks. I know I need to be patient, but hard when I have urge for foods can't have and work I can't not miss.
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@marguicha (214968)
• Chile
29 Sep 16
They´ll come back! Don´t worry. The worst is when you have your taste buds waiting, but you shouldn´t
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@gudheart (12659)
29 Sep 16
LOL The good thing is I am not eating much as my appetite and enjoyment has gone with eating. I guess it is a good chance to eat all the foods that are really healthy and taste awful usually.
• United States
29 Sep 16
I think it just has to happen naturally...it shouldn't last much longer. Feel better.
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@gudheart (12659)
29 Sep 16
Thank you. I am hoping not as I really am craving pepperoni LOL
@jaboUK (64362)
• United Kingdom
29 Sep 16
Sorry you are ill, I thought you hadn't been around much. I've no idea of anything that might help you, but I hope you recover soon.
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@gudheart (12659)
29 Sep 16
I mainly not been on as I have started a new job so my hours have increased and therefore less time to be on here :( Plus side is that I can try and mylot at work now.
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@amnabas (13742)
• Karachi, Pakistan
29 Sep 16
I hope you get your health back.
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@gudheart (12659)
29 Sep 16
Thank you. I can't wait to be able to taste food and enjoy flavours again. Once I do I will be ordering a big pepperoni pizza!