Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why does coronavirus make people lose their sense of smell?

To begin with, it was just anecdotal reports. Ear, nose and throat specialists from around the world were sharing their experiences on online message boards—they were all seeing a spike in patients experiencing anosmia, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sniffing out an unusually common phenomenon in COVID-19 patients

Of all the COVID-19 symptoms Benjamin Abella sees in the emergency room, the loss of smell or taste is the strangest—but not because it's caused by the virus. Other viruses are known to have the same effect. Rather, it's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Global study into COVID-19 loss of smell

People who have recently experienced loss of smell are being urged to participate in a survey as a new global research group investigates the symptom as a marker of COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Loss of smell associated with milder clinical course in COVID-19

Following an earlier study that validated the loss of smell and taste as indicators of SARS-CoV-2 infection, researchers at UC San Diego Health report in newly published findings that olfactory impairment suggests the resulting ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your nose may know more when it comes to COVID-19

A University of Cincinnati ear, nose and throat specialist says your nose may hold a clue in identifying COVID-19. The loss of smell may be a key indicator.

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