What is dysgeusia?

Dysgeusia is a term used to mean an alteration of taste sensation of our mouth.

This happens in situations when we are deficient of zinc or started on chemotherapy or getting certain medications of asthma or are suffering from uraemia.

Treatment basically depends upon treating the cause.

Similar terms:

  • Ageusia- i.e. complete loss of taste sensation

  • Hypogeusia- i.e. decrease in sensation of taste