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what is lack of sense of smell

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The term itself does mean that there is an absence of the sense of smell. Hyposmia is a diminished sense of smell. Some cases are secondary to nasal ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
New or long time?: See an ENT for nasal and nasopharyngeal examination +/- smell test if indicated. Additional, possibly radiological studies may be needed.
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Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal conditions: Since taste is dependent on the sense of smell, i'd investigate your nasal health as a first step. See an ENT who can check you for nasal polyps, all ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Anosmia: Several causes locally in the nose or brain. See ent and perhaps neurology
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
See an ENT: You may have nasal polyps or another nasal mass, or even just allergies causing the problem. The ENT doctor can work you up correctly.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hard to say: Without an exam, lets suppose it's due to nasal symptoms of allergy. If you try an OTC nasal spray like Flonase and it helps, maybe you guessed correc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Anosmic: Anosmic.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
See below: An ENT doctor is the best doctor to see for this.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
See below: An ENT doctor is the specialist who can best treat you.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Anosmia=loss of smell ageusia= loss of taste.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Unlikely: Probably not, at least not directly. Is anosmia recent or have you always had it?
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