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I have no taste or smell but feel hungry all the time

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I have no taste or smell but feel hungry all the time
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi--how long has this been going on and do you have any medical conditions?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Omits a while had mini strke 2years ago on clopidogral atorvastatin and also citalopram
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK Lorraine Did yourlack of taste and smell begin just after the stroke? And can I ask what exactly is your question about all this?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Just wondered if this could be to do with the medication .the hunger feeling as only been the last few weeks
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Most likely this is due to the citalopram Lorraine. Usually that can end up with weight gain because of the hungry feeling. You might ask your doctor for a different medication like Zoloft that doesn't often have the same side effects
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