A 38-year-old female asked:
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i have lost my sense of taste and smell about a week and a half ago. there are no signs of a sinus infection. what could be causing that?

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm: You are a young person. However sometimes a neurological event may cause the issues you have. See your doctor for evaluation.
Answered on Feb 17, 2020
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