Doctor insights on:
Sudden Heightened Sense Of Smell
Parkinsons hallucina: Patients with neurodegenerative conditions like parkinson's may commonly complain of hallucinations and this includes taste, smell, visual and hearing. Typically don't see a lot of motor/tactile hallucinations. These hallucinations can be seen in a number of conditions and should be evaluated for other disturbances with further imaging in some cases. Typically not dangerous. ...Read more
Obstruction: Diminished or altered ense of smell is likely due to poor airflow to the roof of the nose where the nerve endings for smell are located. A thorough nasal endoscopy will check for nasal polyps ( which are usually due to allergies). If the endoscopy is normal, then a ct scan may be helpful in ensuring no other abnormalities in the skull base that can alter sense of smell. ...Read more
Polyps?: Allergy sufferers that have headaches and altered sense of smell (or no smell) can often be found to have nasal or sinus polyps. Polyps are benign tissue growths in the nose and sinuses and can alter normal drainage pathways. This can lead to headaches, sinus infections, and loss of smell and taste. Though they can be treated medically, surgery is also sometimes required. ...Read more
EBV positive Weakness decreased sensation from top to toe inc.scalp face,gums, loss of orgasmic sensation loss of emotions feelings empathy cognition?
Please see: Please see a immunologist to have a further evaluation. ...Read more
Causes of diminished sense of taste w/ normal sense of smell? Can distinguish between sweet, salty, bitter, etc., but lost the true "taste" of foods.
High allergy! lost sense of smell therefore lost sense of taste.. I sneeze frequently and all wet sneezes, sensitive nose to any external stimuli.
What can cause these current symptoms, heightened sense of smell, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and mood swings. I had a complete hysterectomy in 2012.
Migraine Headaches: Heightened sense of smell may be descriptive for something we call "osmophobia" while the other symptoms are commonly known to be characteristic of migraine headaches: nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and mood swings (irritability). Of course, you never said you had headaches but there is also such a thing called "acephalgic migraine" which is a headache-less migraine....Symptoms of aura only...Maybe? ...Read more
Metal taste and smell and strange burning in back of head i suffer from anxiety an panic attacks is this normal?
Evaluate: Those symptoms may arise from many different illnesses, such as neurological conditions for example. Start by discussing with your primary care doc who can provide relevant referrals. ...Read more
Decreased taste: Part of our sense of taste is due to our sense of smell. When nasal congestion inhibits smell, our sense of taste is diminished as well. Using saline nasal spray to loosen & remove mucous congestion should help taste return to normal. If more is needed, otc decongestant can shrink congested passages to allow mucus to come out. If you have BP problems, ask doc b4 using decongestant. ...Read more
Trauma? Drug use?: Sudden trauma can cause emotional numbing, as this can be a phase of acute stress or post traumatic stress disorder. Depression, dissociative disorders, some psychoses, and drug use (like marijuana and others) can cause it as well. Please consider consulting a psychiatrist for a full evaluation so you can get the best help possible. ...Read more
Hx of IJV clot, altered sensation, taste, smell with pain behind one eye worse moving. Balance suddenly goes and nocturnal faecal incontinence. Ideas?
Here are some ...: What you experienced & described suggests the incidence of left JV clot and its sequelae affected the neural transmission & functions of the brain tissue under its drainage, which could not be restored quickly, instead, may worsen over time. Of course, improving circulation + judicious use of medicine may help but with uncertain outcome, and neurologist would be the medical specialist to visit. ...Read more
Are nausea, sweating, increased heart rate, head tingling, and an occasional visual aura typical of mental illness related dissociation?
Possible: They can be but also can be caused by many other conditions. Dissociation is a complicated illness and needs to be treated by a psychiatrist. If you have this then see a psychiatrist ad let them know of your symptoms. If you do not have this diagnosis, see your primary care physician as soon as possible to figure out the cause. ...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
Sense of smell and taste has diminshed after an upper respertory infection and everything tastes the same ?
Loss of smell: This is very common after a respiratory infection. You cannot taste as well when you can't smell. This should improve in a few weeks. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Heightened sense of smell not pregnant
- Causes of heightened sense of smell
- Symptom heightened sense of smell
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Heightened sense of smell causes
- Heightened sense of smell stomach problems
- Enlarged thyroid heightened sense of smell
- Stomach pain heightened sense of smell
- Talk to a neurologist online