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Can candy help my ageusia?

Surprisingly, candy may actually help your ageusia -- if it's the result of a dry mouth. Sucking on candy can help the mouth draw liquid. This in turn can help relieve ageusia. If your ageusia is caused by something other than dry mouth, however, candy likely won't help.

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