Nose / August 4, 2022
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D.
David Tojo, M.D.
Losing the sense of smell or taste has been a key symptom in COVID-19. However, this diagnosis occurred long before COVID-19. Anosmia is the term for lack of smell; often this is accompanied with lack of taste, called ageusia.
The smell receptors in the nose pick up scents and send these signals to the brain which identifies the odor. Potential causes of smell loss may include:
If you are experiencing any of the symptoms described above, call our office today at 847-685-1000.
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