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Posted by: Shrimpy | 2008/01/14

can't smel or taste

Hi there

I need to find out where to go and who to see when you cannot smell. I cannot smell anything, it must be really ,really bad or disgusting for me to smell something. Tasting Is no no also. can taste bitter sweet and savoury and that's it.

Its goingn into the 2yr now. Can Anybody give my advise.
Shrimy

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Dear Shrimpy
This is called "anosmia" - best person to see is an ear nose and throat specialist.
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anosmia
Dr Bets

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Posted by: cheli | 2009/04/27

hi doc fe last two weeks i have bitter taste in my mouth and it gets wors after meals,even my lips feel funny,any idea?
i am 43 yrs old stressed smoking and over weight

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