Why did u wash it with Dettol? Most probably the Dettol has damaged your taste buds .You now have to treat your tongue with normal salt water gargles with a pinch of turmeric in it.This has to be repeated twice a day for at least 1 month.To see if your taste buds are revived.For more I would have to examine you before further comments.
Dettol is not oral rise or prescribed mouth wash.
It cause harm to our taste carrying minute buds persent on tongue and cause alteration of taste.
Kindly use mouthwash like hexidine mouth wash, perihex, chlohex plus .
It seems that you have used undiluted dettol. Undiluted dettol caused numbness of taste buds and even ulcer. Dont worry about numbness of tastebuds. It will wear off gradually. No need to take any medication.
MDS - Orthodontics, LASERS, BOTOX AND DERMAL FILLERS, USA, RGDC Bangalore
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Dettol is not meant of oral use. Its dangerous and please stop it immediately. You can use betadine oral gargles and listerine, colgate plax and many mouthwashes for regular use which are commercially available.
Dettol is not meant to be orally. You should consult a doctor asap.
On minor wounds you can apply it but washing mouth.That too concentrated dettol.
Visit a doctor for sure
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