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A female asked:

I lost my taste after a cold a year ago. but l can smell.even if the smell is distorted, why can i not taste?

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Dr. Forshing Lui
Neurology 45 years experience
Taste and smell: Most patients with loss of taste is the result of loss of smell (95-99%). Your taste sensory loss is most probably due to impairment of smell especially you noticed smell distortion. It is very common after nasal and sinus infections with congestion.
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