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prior to being diagnosed with breast cancer in may 2007, my appetite changed drastically, i only wanted to eat sweet things, as a very bitter taste in my mouth was present all of a sudden. at that time i lost about 15 pounds. about 3 - 4 days ago, these strange occurences started again??? is there anything that might cause this bitter taste to be associated with a change somewhere in my body. :confused
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replied November 27th, 2007
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What kind of treatment you had for the cancer?
Did you get radiotherapy or chemotherapy like treatment options?
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replied November 27th, 2007
i had genetic testing, which put me low on the recurrance of cancer of the breast so it was decided not to have chemo, but to had radiation, (38 treatments) and then to take femara for two years.
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replied December 3rd, 2007
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When was the radiation treatment completed?
Do you have the bitter taste, only, after eating foods?
Radiotherapy, chemotherapy and cancer itself can cause changes in sense of taste.
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