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The human tongue has about 10,000 taste buds

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Q: How many taste buds are on the human tongue?
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Taste buds of the tongue?

Your tongue and the roof of your mouth are covered with thousands of tiny taste buds. When you eat something, the saliva in your mouth helps break down your food. This causes the receptor cells located in your tastes buds to send messages through sensory nerves to your brain. Your brain then tells you what flavors you are tasting. Taste buds probably play the most important part in helping you enjoy the many flavors of food. Your taste buds can recognize four basic kinds of tastes: sweet, salty, sour, and bitter. The salty/sweet taste buds are located near the front of your tongue; the sour taste buds line the sides of your tongue; and the bitter taste buds are found at the very back of your tongue.

What will numb your taste buds?

There are a great many things that can numb your taste buds. Orajel can numb your taste buds for example.

Does ecstasy affect your taste buds?

Ecstasy can effect many things. The side effects vary from person to person and also the amount of which you use the drug. Ecstasy can effect all of your senses (sight, hearing, tasting, feeling, smelling etc.) Although it is not common to have your taste buds affected by the drug, it is extremely possible. I would say vision would be the sense that is most affected by the drug, but then again, this drug contains different unknown chemicals and each pill and can be harmful to every aspect of your body and senses.

What can your mouth absorb?

The mouth and mouth-nose can absorb a variety of things. For example, the mouth-nose absorbs odors and smells. Sometimes an odor can be so strong, for example, perfume, or a cleaning agent, that people report "tasting" the odor. Many medications are given sublingually, meaning, under the tongue. Placed under the tongue, medication is absorbed rapidly and dissolves with saliva. Nitroglycerin for angina is one such medication. Oral glucose gel or tablets (or plain white sugar) dissolves rapidly when placed in the cheek (buccally) for rapid absorption and a resulting increase in circulating blood sugar. The muscles and tissues in the mouth can absorb topical dental medications and injections. For example, dentists use a product to stop bleeding; the product has a strong odor and taste and the effects of some dental medications can affect more than the mouth. And, obviously, the mouth "absorbs" tastes as we eat and drink through various taste buds on the tongue.

How many basic senses are there in a human?

six. 1 Touch 2 Taste 3 Sight 4 Smell 5 hearing 6 your min five only

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