Posted by: jenny | 2011/02/13

cannot smell

i cannot smell for over a year now-female-58 years-brain scan normal-sinus scan indicates mild chronic sinus disease of the maxilliary sinuses bilaterally-there is medial ethmoid sinus disease-have been on zyrtec and nasecor for over 16 years-also take 10mg adco simvastatin and centrum 50 plus vitamin and caltrate 600mg-please any treatment for this -thanks-tried going of nasecor-but remains the same-and i get bad without the spray and antihistamine

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It sounds like if you are suffering from chronic sinusitis and this will have an effect on your smell. You should get an opinion from an ENT specialist for possible sinus operation after a ten to fourteen day course of antibiotics. You can also consult an allergy specialist to determine what you are allergic to. Sometimes it is possible to avoid spesific allergens and in such a manner, you can help to controle your sinusitis.


Dr Anrich Burger

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Posted by: J | 2011/02/15

Try a zinc supplement - defciency can cause loss of smell!

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