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A 30-year-old male asked:

Have sinus infection. experiencing loss of smell and taste. is this common? what causes this & how long should i expect this?

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Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Irritation and inflammation of the mucous membranes during a cold causes affects the nerve endings fot smell and affects taste and smell.
Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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