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Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
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

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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Temporarily yes: But this should not be a longnterm problem and if it persists may be indicative of problems with your olfactory apparatus. Discuss with your surgeon.
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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need treatment: A cough with blood-tinged mucous can be a sign of a Strep pneumonia infection in the lungs. These can cause pneumonia and land you in the hospital for ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Testing/ treatment: Covid-19 testing is available by referral from your Dr. Call the office and request a referral. In most individuals, testing will not change the cours ... Read More
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Damage to body: Smoke is toxic to the taste buds and the sensor for smell in the nasal passages.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 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
28 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

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