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Increased sense of smell causes

A female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 28 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 21 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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Cohen
41 years experience
Olfactory stim: Hormonal changes have been known to affect the sense of smell. Also, correction of sinusitis , congestion, or other conditions in the nasopharynx may ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 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
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Maybe: Stress affects the body in very strange ways. I've never heard of it causing a change in smell but i suppose it is a possibility!
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 18 years experience
Simple to complex: May be something as simple as B12 deficiency to something as serious as brain tumor. Seek evaluation
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 37 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
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 38 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
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 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
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