A 25-year-old female asked:
Does loss of smell indicate that its the early stages of covid and does it indicated that more severe symptoms are yet to come?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
A symptom: It is one of the symptoms associated with COVID 19.
Other symptoms are similar to flu symptoms. Severe infection is characterized by respiratory distress.
13 viewsReviewed Jan 10, 2021
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Anosmia: The loss of sense of smell does not mean that the person will necessarily have a more severe COVID 19 outcome. There are some people who have presented with this as an initial sx.
13 viewsAnswered Jan 08, 2021
Last updated Jan 10, 2021
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