Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Smell and Taste Loss
Okay. You may have sinus inflammation (sinusitis) or blockage of nasal passages as a cause of your inability to smell things well. There may be a simple treatment that can help, such as a nasal spray. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
The next question is about common infections that can affect the sense of smell.
Do you have cold symptoms such as a fever, sore throat, runny nose, or cough?