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My friend lost his sense of smell because of strong chemicals at work. Will his smell ever come back?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Unpredictable

If pt. Stops the exposure and he is young chances may increase to recover. In general is better to thing that once smell is gone it is not coming back unless it is caused by a cold, or virus which is temporal.
Confirm this with an ear nose throat specialist.

In brief: Unpredictable

If pt. Stops the exposure and he is young chances may increase to recover. In general is better to thing that once smell is gone it is not coming back unless it is caused by a cold, or virus which is temporal.
Confirm this with an ear nose throat specialist.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology

In brief: Sometimes

Depending on the chemical exposure, duration, and severity, it may be possible to recover an impaired sense of smell partially or completely.

In brief: Sometimes

Depending on the chemical exposure, duration, and severity, it may be possible to recover an impaired sense of smell partially or completely.
Dr. Harold Peltan
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