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Old 12-28-2011, 07:56 PM   #1
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how long does it take for taste and smell to come back after a cold?

i am just wondering how long it should take for my tast an sell to come back it has been gone four over 4 weeks now as i had a cold my doctor told me i really cogested i am still blowing my nose a bit but i am not totally congested as i can still breath through my nose i can still tast and smell but only sertian things and other stuff only if it is right up close to my nose for eg i was in a area were somebody was painting i could still smell the paint but still not as strong as normal but it still made my nose burn a bit and i can smell some food cooking at dinner time i am just wondering if i have some damage from my cold or from some other reason my ears are still plugged aswell from my cold but seems to be getting better still have the full feeling and in one ear i still get the clicking when i swallow is it still possible to be congested even though i can breath through my nose?i have been taking some hydra sense beacuse i cannot take decongestants ect.. because of high blood pressure it has sea water does anybody know if this is good for my problem has anybody taken this before any know what might be going on with my taste and smell.John

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Old 12-29-2011, 09:45 AM   #2
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Re: how long does it take for tast and smell to come back after a cold?

You have not recovered enough to be able to taste/smell normal.

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