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Anosmia (Loss of Sense of Smell) and COVID-19

John D Edwards, MD
January 29, 2021
February 10, 2021 08:50 PM
loss of sense of smell, covid19

Loss of smell, or anosmia, is one of COVID-19's known symptoms. But, if you're experiencing anosmia, you don't need to panic. There are a lot of possible causes for anosmia and most are temporary. Below you'll find an overview of how you smell, what anosmia is and its causes, how to diagnose and treat it, and how it relates to COVID-19.… Read More

Is a Loss of Sense of Smell and Sinus Infections Related?

Pavlina Suchanova, MD
November 18, 2019
January 28, 2021 03:35 AM
chronic sinusitis, loss of sense of smell

Watch the video above as Jing Shen, MD explains Smell Disfunction You probably take your sense of smell for granted, but do you ever wonder what it would be like if you had a loss of sense of smell? A total loss of smell is known as anosmia. When you don't have a sense of smell, your food will taste different, you won't be able to smell flowers — and you may even find yourself in dangerous circumstances unknowingly (i.e. gas leaks).… Read More


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