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Smell and Taste Loss

Good, glad to hear that. We ask because head injury is a fairly common cause of anosmia (loss of the sense of smell).

Certain conditions can cause loss of smell along with loss of taste. In fact, losing ability to smell often reduces how intensely one experiences food flavors. But, they may occur separately, so we'll address one at a time.

Which of the following applies to you?

The main problem is impaired sense of smell.

My problem is only loss of taste.

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