Anosmia: Symptom and Causes


  • Loss of sense of smell
  • Reduced sense of smell
  • Impaired sense of taste


  • Head injury
  • Certain medications
  • Lead poisoning or exposure to pesticides or solvents
  • Nasal or sinus surgery or disease
  • Natural aging 
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Radiation treatment
  • Certain medical conditions (nervous and nutritional disorders)

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