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Increased sense of smell causes

A female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Need more info?: What is your migraine/headache history? How old are you? What are you taking (meds?) Supplements? Past medical/ social/ sexual/ family histories? Do y... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Meyer
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Hard to say: Hard to say, if this has always been the case, then you are just fortunate and maybe should consider being a chef! if it is new, it's possible that yo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
3 main reasons. : 1.Head trauma: a blow to the front off back of the head causes the brain to bounce in skull.Smell nerve fibers can be ripped by this sudden action 2.... Read More
A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Nasal inflammation: Typically this occurs when your nose is inflamed either due to infection, allergies or some other reason. In people who lose their sense of smell inte... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 36 years experience
unusual: A heightened sense of smell can occur in various neurological diseases, tumors in the brain and low grade sinus infections. Some medications might cau... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
See her doctor.: It could be anything from chronic sinusitis, polyps or other growths, irritation (due to smog or tobacco smoke, for example), to having new onset of a... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
This would not be expected with oral yeast infection (thrush), and certainly never the only symptom. Many viral infections can do this, however. You n... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Asthmatic : Need more information but the symptoms should pass. Be sure to get examined if they persist or worsen
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Smell polyps: I am always stuffy, sense of smell going away, hearing diminishing. Was told years ago I had nasal polyps. Are these likely the cause? ANS: could be h... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Maybe allergies: A decreased sense of smell can be related to significant nasal congestion and obstruction from allergies during your allergy season. Another possibil... Read More
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