Re: My sense of taste and smell have gone!
That is definitely a problem after a nasty sinus infection. I fought that for several years before getting the roto-rooter treatment. It's interesting that you are getting the ammonia smell. During the early stages of my case, I had the most god-awful ROTTEN smell for months. It eventually faded, but so did all other smell sensations. I reached the point where I could open a bottle of Clorox and sniff it directly, and not sense anything. It eventually reached the point where I considered it a safety issue - I could not smell things that were definitely dangerous. One time, a friend climbed into my car and commented that he smelled a gasoline leak that was significant. I could not smell it at all.
I now have recovered a partial sense of smell. I even smelled that roast turkey on Thanksgiving day. Last year, I couldn't.
I posted some additional thoughts in your other thread. But keep bugging your doctor. Unfortunately, it can take a long time to get something done. They don't seem to take this sort of thing very seriously. It certainly affects your quality of life.
Last edited by runner2004; 01-05-2005 at 11:50 AM.