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Altered Sense Of Taste And Smell Thyroid Sweats
What cld b cause of chronically inflamed taste buds over a 6 wk period? No change in sense of taste or smell, no odor, discoloration, or discharge
It could temporarily: Diminish those senses. But that should return as you improve. ...Read more
Blocked Nose: Congestion of nasal passage can do that. For taste clear unblocked nose is essential. Some antibiotics can also do affect your taste and smell. ...Read more
Extremely uncommon: A more likely scenario is that the medication isn't working well and you have swollen nasal turbinates. Swollen nasal turbinates block air laden with odors from reaching your organ of smell, the olfactory nerve, in the roof of your nose. And if you can't smell your sense of taste will be compromised. Have you seen an ENT specialist or an allergist? ...Read more
My sense of taste and smell are at about 10% I do not have a cold. What could it be. I ate half a raw beet today and no taste. I hate beets?
Complex problem: You really need to see an otolaryngologist for a full history and exam. This can be due to many things such as a mild viral infection(even if you don't feel you had a cold), a sinus infection, allergies, nasal polyps, nasal anatomy problems (deviated septum/ turbinate congestion), head trauma, nasal/sinus tumor, tongue & taste bud problems , and the list goes on.... ...Read more
I have got this cold due to which have lost my sense of taste and smell as well, since a month. I have tried few meds and home remedy any suggestion?
I've lost a lot of my sense of taste and smell. I started taking Finasteride in January. Could that be a side effect?
Smell and taste : Smell and taste are closely related. Often when people lose both, it is really the sense of smell that is lost, which in turn affects taste. Nasal congestion could be a factor. Your medicine is known to affect nasal congestion, but there are no reports of it affecting smell or taste, at least that I can find. If the medicine is the cause, a holiday from the medicine may be needed to be sure. ...Read more
I have no flu, i take no medication, and yesterday i suddenly lost my sense of taste and smell, i'm worried, any advice of treatment will be appreciated?
More info: Do you smoke or taking any other medicine ? ...Read more