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Do you lose your sense of taste when having radiotherapy?

22 Oct 2020 20:56

I am currently having radiotherapy for breast cancer do you lose your sense of taste 

Do you lose your sense of taste when having radiotherapy?

22 Oct 2020 21:55 in response to Sal_w

Hi i had 28 days of radiotherapy in May and June 5 days a week for 6 weeks and although I did get  metallic taste in my mouth I didn't lose my sense of taste tastes re different  but I didn't lose it

Do you lose your sense of taste when having radiotherapy?

22 Oct 2020 22:49 in response to Sal_w

Hello Sal_w,

                 it was either that or the person cooking the hospital food was manufacturing it all from wood pulp.Like Jet42 l had 6 weeks of five days a week,but mine came to 30 days so l reckon they were short changed  at 28 !

                                Enjoy, David