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How does smell affect taste

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor ASAP: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex... Read More
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
See MD: Acute loss of smell & taste can arise from many different causes from neurological to allergies. Seek an evaluation by your md to determine what your ... Read More

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Uncertain: Those symptoms can sometimes occur in the absence of any other symptoms with COVID 19. However, there are many possible causes of anosmia and ageusia... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Taste & Smell: The taste sensation is closely link to your smell abilities. If you loose your sense of smell, food will not taste the same. Loosing smell sensation i... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Chronic sinusitis: The most common explanation would be chronic sinus disease often the result of allergic rhinitis. Nasal polyps can also be responsible. Overuse of de... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Eval: Please contact your PCM for eval & possible COVID testing. COVID 19 Sx's may include fever, cough, feeling tired, shortness of breath, muscle ach... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Great: Youre on your way to smoke cessation. Keep hating smoke, smoke smell, smoking, stinkiness! !
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology 20 years experience
Stuffed up nose: More common reason is probably stuffed up nose. Like when you catch a cold and you can not taste or smell food. Other less likely explanation can b... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Consider : Usually this lasts several weeks and less commonly 3-4 months but some have far lengthy issues. You could try zinc supplements and perhaps add a B-50... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 32 years experience
Acute neuropathy: I have seen this before. In the absence of head injury, it is somewhat of a mystery. I had one patient lose her smell and taste after a flu vaccine.... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Sinus problem: Could be a sinus infection or rhinitis. See an ENT doctor.

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