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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Trauma: You may have traumatised them. Time will heal. Stay away from spicy food for 2 weeks. Gargle with aloe.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Extremely uncommon: A more likely scenario is that the medication isn't working well and you have swollen nasal turbinates. Swollen nasal turbinates block air laden with ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Complex problem: You really need to see an otolaryngologist for a full history and exam. This can be due to many things such as a mild viral infection(even if you don ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You may have...: A bacterial sinus infection rather than a viral upper respiratory infection. Try nasal sinus saline irrigation and a decongestant nasal spray. If you ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Your cold: The common cold is caused by rhinovirus. It typically causes swelling and inflammation of your nasal passages that alters smell. A large part of taste ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Rhee
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Inflammation: When one has a viral upper respiratory infection, the mucous membranes within the nasal cavities become swollen. The olfactory (smell) nerve comes fro ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
24 years experience Critical Care
More info: Do you smoke or taking any other medicine ?
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It could temporarily: Diminish those senses. But that should return as you improve.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Get fully evaluated: Many reasons for loss of taste and smell, but chronic sinus problems could be present, you might have a problem at base of skull at cribriform plate, ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Blocked Nose: Congestion of nasal passage can do that. For taste clear unblocked nose is essential. Some antibiotics can also do affect your taste and smell.

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