I had a rhinoplasy which included grafting of the septum, 12 years ago. I immediately noticed a significant loss of taste and smell after the surgery and it never returned. Last year I had a significant cold and I lost more and a month ago I had the flu with stuffy, running nose and I lost more. At this point I have about a 90% loss. I have no expectations of any help being available, but just inquiring anyway.
Can Anything Be Done for Loss of Taste and Smell After a Rhinoplasty?
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Loss Of Smell And Taste After Rhinoplasty
After 12 years of a rhinoplasty, I don't think that a substantial solution can be provided.
That being said, it is rare but possible that a loss of gustation and olfaction takes place due to an aggressive rhinoplasty.
I recommend that you consult with an ENT who will examine you probably provide you with a potential solution.
I hope that this helps.
Thank you for your post.
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