I on occasion get oral thrush from my steroid inhaler for asthma. I can say that my throat can get a bit sore if I have it. If your throat is sore and with a yeast overgrowth, it can cause a gagging feeling I would think...something is in there, more mucus would be produced and it would feel as though you can't swallow properly.
I would think that if your tongue is affected from the yeast and the tastebuds are "smothered"...food won't taste the same and even offensive or nauseating.
It's also possible that you have reflux as well that will give a gagging feeling and the taste of stomach acid will change the perception of food.
For the yeast in my throat, I have a script
for Nystatin drops. I use them only when I need....
I also gargle with grapefruit seed extract (which also has oregano leaf extract)...dropper full of the liquid in a glass of warm water.
When I swish it through my mouth, it will definitely change the perception of food tastes...yuck.
So, I would suggest you get a prescript
ion of Nystatin and use it faithfully until the infection is gone, then maybe gargle with what I use and that should help keep it clear in your mouth. I have on occasion swallowed a teeny bit of that stuff, and it could surely make me want to vomit...so gagging on the taste alone keeps my throat nicely closed...ugh!..lol!
There's no way I could resist answering based on your
opening sentence ;-)
*Heather*Status:mini flare June 23* 6asacol daily+ Salofalk (tapered every 4th night)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 2 (Natural Factors Protec) + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) at bedtime
~Natural Factors Multi Digestive Enzymes with supper
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg; Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!