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How do medications treat ageusia?

If your ageusia is caused by an allergy or infection, a dry mouth is probably the reason for your condition. In this case, your doctor can prescribe medication to cure your allergy or infection, and your sense of taste will return. Sometimes ageusia is caused by aging or trauma. In these cases, medication will not help, but your doctor can teach you strategies to help you live with your condition.

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