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dads hodgkins

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Hi everyone, my dads doing well. He finished his last radiation treatment 10 days ago.
My question is when do the taste buds come back, he still finds it difficult to taste anything.

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Joined: Dec 2000

It takes time. I had radiation to the neck and so I'm guessing that it took me longer than those who don't have to have that. Things started to taste more normal after a few months, but there are some things that I still don't like anymore...like soda pop. Don't know exactly why that is, but 2 years later it still tastes kind of salty to me. Congrats to you and your dad. Yahoo on being done with treatments!

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congrats positive!! :) I am very excited for you and your dad!

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