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Had a brain injury 5mths ago. Lost sense of smell & some taste. Occa'l vertigo. Recently i ve ringing noise in my ear. What causes that pls?

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Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
Anesthesiology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Ringing in the ear.

Same lesion or what we call tinnitus.

In brief: Ringing in the ear.

Same lesion or what we call tinnitus.
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Dr. Bikash Bose
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Basal skull injury

The olfactory nerve endings located at the top of the nose are most commonly damaged in a head injury.
This results in altered sense of smell..This in turn affects taste. Ringing in the ear results from damage to hearing parts in the skull base.

In brief: Basal skull injury

The olfactory nerve endings located at the top of the nose are most commonly damaged in a head injury.
This results in altered sense of smell..This in turn affects taste. Ringing in the ear results from damage to hearing parts in the skull base.
Dr. Bikash Bose
Dr. Bikash Bose
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