Abnormal taste sensation can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'worrying' to 'life-threatening'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose abnormal taste sensation, we could:
|Mercury Toxicity||4%||Ruled out|
|Zinc Need||4%||Ruled out|
Do you ever have unexplained bad or abnormal taste sensations?
Possible responses:→ No / rarely / don't know
→ Yes, sometimes a slight abnormal taste
→ Yes, often a slight / sometimes a strong taste
→ Yes, often a strong abnormal taste
An unpleasant taste in the mouth is a possible symptom of kidney disease.
Sensations of unpleasant tastes are one symptom of zinc deficiency.