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I’m 3.5 yrs post op, pretty much maintaining my goal weight and having the strangest swings in my taste buds and all of a sudden I’m sensitive to texture. I’ve loved my lean Protein and now I can barley choke down chicken, shrimp, lobster, most fish. It makes getting my protein in really tough.

Recent labs show my Iron is low so I’ve just started on an iron supplement. Could that have caused this and will it stop when my iron goes back to normal?

Has this happened to any of you? Any first hand experience/advice would be appreciated.

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not sure if this applies but recent study says mice who lose weight have less taste buds
we are not mice though....
https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2018-03-obesity-dulls.html



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Iron deficiency can cause a metallic taste in the mouth, so maybe?


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