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I lost the sense of smell after geting cold?

I lost the sense of smell after geting cold?

May need steroids: Sometimes after a cold the nose can become inflamed. This inflammation can then lead to difficulty with your sense of smell. If you can get to an ear nose and throat doctor you can have your nose looked at to make sure there are no polyps. A course of steroids may be of help. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned that I rarely feel cold (even in extreme temps -20F)have little to no sense of smell or taste, and don't get adrenaline rushes?

Should I be concerned that I rarely feel cold (even in extreme temps -20F)have little to no sense of smell or taste, and don't get adrenaline rushes?

Many issues: I would recommend you get an appointment to see a Psychologist. The Psychologist will either take good care of you - most likely - or refer you to a Gynecologist. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Please help, what can I do to get my sense of smell back?

Please help, what can I do to get my sense of smell back?

Time !: There are a number of causes of anosmia very few permanent. Causes go all the way up from allergies and colds to head injury, ENT conditions and even parkinson's disease. ...Read more

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Why do some ppl, like myself, suffer sever morning sickness n others get nothing? Also my sense of smell goes into o'drive i smell things others can't

Why do some ppl, like myself, suffer sever morning sickness n others get nothing? Also my sense of smell goes into o'drive i smell things others can't

Female vs. male: Interestingly enough, it's been shown that if you are caring a female fetus the degree of nausea/vomiting is usually worse than if you were to carry a male fetus. The theory behind that is that your own hormones and your baby's hormones add up and make the mother sicker. If that's your case, then chances are you might be better off next time carrying a baby boy. ...Read more

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How do you recover your sense of smell and taste after a cold?

How do you recover your sense of smell and taste after a cold?

Advise: You may have some residual sinusitis which inhibits normal passage of aromas via the cribriform plate. If so, treatment of remaining issues should reverse your problems. See an ENT doctor. Have also found that many patients restore their sense of smell taking zinc supplements. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about experiencing a complete loss of sense of smell when you got cold?

Can you tell me about experiencing a complete loss of sense of smell when you got cold?

Loss of smell: Anosmia which is loss of smell can be associated with cold, flu,Parkinson disease, stroke, head trauma, cerebral contusion, old age, Alzheimer, bells palsy, smell and taste are connected, if you cant smell you normally cannot taste. Spicy foods work. Condition may be dangerous because smoke cannot be smelt. Olfactory nerve transmits smell, may be affected by tumor/traum ...Read more

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I haven't been able to smell or taste for 2 weeks. I thought it was a cold but usually i only lose my sense of smell/taste for a few days. Why?

I haven't been able to smell or taste for 2 weeks. I thought it was a cold but usually i only lose my sense of smell/taste for a few days. Why?

Acute neuropathy: I have seen this before. In the absence of head injury, it is somewhat of a mystery. I had one patient lose her smell and taste after a flu vaccine. I think it is due to a neuropathy or acute nerve disease of the olfactory nerve, the nerve that delivers smell, which would also affect taste. I always give a trial of steroids. ...Read more

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I had a concussion and my sense of smell has become all distorted due to it. When will i get it back to normal?

I had a concussion and my sense of smell has become all distorted due to it. When will i get it back to normal?

It may not: Loss of smell following head injury is worrisome for breakage of the olfactory fibers going through the cribriform plate. This damage is usually irreversible. ...Read more

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Why doesn't a decongestant restore my sense of smell with a bad cold?

Why doesn't a decongestant restore my sense of smell with a bad cold?

AURI: Decongestants dry secretions from your nose when you have colds but it takes a few days before restoring your sense of smell because auri last a few days. ...Read more

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Hi there how long does it take to retrieve sense of smell or taste after a cold ? Nose feel clearer still lose smell n taste

Hi there how long does it take to retrieve sense of smell or taste after a cold ? Nose feel clearer still lose smell n taste

Smell & taste : It may take between 2 to 4 weeks to fully recover. It depends on how severe the initial infection was. There are rare cases where a viral illness can permanently eradicate the sense of smell and taste. If you have a persistent problem, you should see an ENT doctor for evaluation. ...Read more