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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Lost all sense of smell and taste overnight last week. I only sense texture. History: had a head cold and used nostrilla. Toxic exposure at wtc for 120 days.
I have recently lost my sense of smell i'm not congested did have a cold around the neck area i got like a lump next to my neck and on the back of my head. I feel fine and can even breath just can't smell.
There : There are many causes of anosmia (loss of smell). These include: nasal polyps injury to the from surgery or head trauma. Exposure to toxic chemicals (i.E solvents or pesticides.) certain medications-most commonly antibiotics, antidepressants, anti-inflammatory medications etc. Cocaine abuse old age medical conditions- including alzheimer's disease, parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, nutritional deficiencies, congenital conditions, and hormonal disturbances. Radiation treatment you should follow up with your doctor for a complete evaluation for this problem, to include work up of the "lump" on your neck and back. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom lost her sense of smell and taste in her early 20's we think because she was anorexic and bulemic. Shes 49 now. And i would really like to help her get it back. Is there anything we can do or is it to late. She also now suffers from seizures but th
I : I would have to guess that she has already been fully worked-up for the seizure disorder with imaging of the brain (mri?). One of the most common causes of loss of the sense of smell (anosmia) is nerve damage thought to be due to a virus. Moany people will have the history of a cold a few weeks before the loss. Unfortunately, this type of loss usually does not come back if it doesn't improve within the first few months. Other causes include inflammation and infection and polyps in the nose--not likely, but if she has symptoms of these, she may want a full evaluation of the nose and sinuses. Head trauma can damage the nerve that carries the signals to the brain. Rarely, tumors can also cause this problem--that is why i asked about the mri. Some vitamin deficiencies can cause it. ...Read more
From burning in the nose of nasal spray i lost my sense of smell and taste. Can the nerve heal and i get the sense back?
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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