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I was treating my toes with a fungicide. After two days my

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I was treating my toes with a fungicide. After two days my toes were no longer red but my taste buds completely sloughed off leaving me without tast buds
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.This is a serious side effect from the medication. The only way to treat the problem and restore your taste sensation will be to use high dose oral steroid like Prednisone 60 mg daily for 1 week, then taper by 10 mg every 3 days. Please also take vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 200 mg daily which also helps. Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for asking further questions!This is the link to my profile: