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I have a lack of sense of smell and taste- what can I do?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
6 doctors agree

In brief: New or long time?

See an ENT for nasal and nasopharyngeal examination +/- smell test if indicated.
Additional, possibly radiological studies may be needed.

In brief: New or long time?

See an ENT for nasal and nasopharyngeal examination +/- smell test if indicated.
Additional, possibly radiological studies may be needed.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nasal conditions

Since taste is dependent on the sense of smell, i'd investigate your nasal health as a first step.
See an ENT who can check you for nasal polyps, allergies and other conditions that can affect your sense of smell as well as administering a special smelling survey which classifies how bad the problem is. Then, go ahead with the treatment plan the doc outlines. Best of luck.

In brief: Nasal conditions

Since taste is dependent on the sense of smell, i'd investigate your nasal health as a first step.
See an ENT who can check you for nasal polyps, allergies and other conditions that can affect your sense of smell as well as administering a special smelling survey which classifies how bad the problem is. Then, go ahead with the treatment plan the doc outlines. Best of luck.
Dr. Ronda Alexander
Dr. Ronda Alexander
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