I like to define congenital anosmia as "being born without a sense of smell. This term is also used if you can't ever recall being able to detect scents while growing up."

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Anosmia life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Anosmia?

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Is Anosmia contagious?

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ANOSMIA

Synonyms:
nose blind

Types:
I like to define acquired anosmia as "being born WITH your sense of smell but losing it later in life (either through an allergic reaction, bacterial/viral infection, TBI/physical injury

SYSTEMS AFECTED

Respiratory system
Respiratory system

Symptoms

  • inability to detect scents/odors

Treatments

  • Smell Training
  • Specialist who treat it

    Otorhinolaryngology
    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Anosmia

    ICD10 code of Anosmia and ICD9 code

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    Natural treatment of Anosmia

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    Living with Anosmia

    Living with Anosmia. How to live with Anosmia?

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    History of Anosmia

    What is the history of Anosmia?

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    Stories of Anosmia

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    Anosmia stories
    In 2009 at age 64 I got a nasty head cold.  I lost my sense of smell and it has never returned.  The thing that makes it hard for me is the lack of enjoyment of food or drink.   I looked for help in several places (including the UPenn ...
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    Born anosmic (as far as I can tell) Found out I was anosmic when I was about 15 years old. There is no apparent reason for my anosmia. As far as I can tell I am the only person in my family with this disabillity. I have 3 children the two oldest I ...
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    Hi, in 1981 I fell off my bicycle in Seal Beach, Southern California and smacked the left hand side of my head against a wooden telegraph pole. I was rushed to hospital, had no major injuries and discharged myself the next day. If it had been a concr...
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    I had a bicycle crash in 1993. No memory of the incident but where I was found suggests I may have been hit by a car leaving an alley. No recovery. No useful information from repeated medical examinations. Food is now a necessary evil. Sweets are OK,...

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    To those who have Anosmia, I was wondering if you could answer a few questions about your experiences with it! 1. When were you diagnosed with Anosmia?   2. What has your personal experience been like without a sense of smell?  ...

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    Statistics of Anosmia

    19 people with Anosmia have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Anosmia is 2416 points (67 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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