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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
May differ: Loss of sense to smell is common wi COVID 19. loss of sense of smell & taste is not unusual wi other respiratory tract infections. For COVID 19 ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Encouraging: Unfortunately question is truncated from previous and as such is losing context. Repost with a short introduction.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple causes: Differential diagnosis for just not being able to smell includes respiratory tract inflammation, uri, head injury, exposure to certain drugs or chemic ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Anosmia: Something has happened to this sensual circuit. A common cause is an upper respiratory infection. There are other causes related to the brain and it ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Advise: You may have some residual sinusitis which inhibits normal passage of aromas via the cribriform plate. If so, treatment of remaining issues should r ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on cause: Most common causes of loss of smell are nasal and sinus disease, uri, and head trauma. Taste loss can be due to dentures or oral disease and bell's pa ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
What operation: Not "normal" to have loss of smell and taste routinely following surgery unless this involved brain areas for those functions.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There can be any of: a number of reasons for this symptom. Some are serious and some are not. The only way to know for certain is to see a health care professional and rec ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Smell: Yes, this is a sign of COVID. If that, then usually other symptoms of viral infection associated with it such as fever, fatigue. Other causes for sme ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Smell and taste: Smell and taste can be effected for people with allergies. Zinc deficiency can also effect for sense of smell and taste.

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