Author Topic: Gustatory Rhitinitis  (Read 98 times)

Judie P

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Gustatory Rhitinitis
« on: July 28, 2020, 03:56:30 PM »
Have any of you been diagnosed with this problem?
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Re: Gustatory Rhitinitis
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2020, 03:23:03 AM »
This is also called non-allergic rhitinitis, and is most common when eating very spicy foods. I used to have a bit of a runny nose when I ate highly spiced curries, but that was about it, and that has stopped as everything just got dryer and dryer over time (and I can't eat highly spiced foods because they actually burn my dry mouth!)

No official diagnosis, just my observation, it was a slight annoyance only, for me, so I never mentioned it to the doctor.
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Re: Gustatory Rhitinitis
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2020, 07:27:35 AM »
So what my husband of 56 years has always had is gustatory Rhinitis?  It has a name, a diagnosis?

Mystery solved

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Re: Gustatory Rhitinitis
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2020, 10:15:50 AM »
Never heard that term, but I would say I have it.

There is a strong connection between salicylate sensitivity and Sjogren's. Think SPICES.

I also have to avoid sals in skin care, shampoos, etc. Can't eat foods that are dark green, full of color, peel my apples and pears. I can only have certain apples.

Google it to see if it sounds familiar to you.
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