Does Gerd Cause A Loss Of Taste Or Metal Flavor When You Eat?

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Definition

Taste impairment means there is a problem with your sense of taste. Problems range from distorted taste to a complete loss of the sense of taste. However, a complete inability to taste is rare.


Alternative Names

Loss of taste; Metallic taste; Dysgeusia


Considerations

The tongue can detect only sweet, salty, sour, and bitter tastes. Much of what is perceived as "taste" is actually smell. People who have taste problems often have a smell disorder that can make it hard to identify a food's...

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