Why Loss of Smell Can Persist After COVID-19

Research suggests that long-term smell loss is linked to an ongoing immune response in the nose By DUKE HEALTH NEWS OFFICE  Research This article is part of Harvard Medical School’s continuing coverage of COVID-19. New research has provided important insight into why some people fail to fully regain their sense of smell even months after recovering from COVID-19. […]

Late onset and persistent parosmia and dysgeusia as neurosensorial complication by the SARS virus COV 2

Patricia Sequeira Rodriguez, Rafael Santana Ortiz,at. al.Otolaryngol 2023: 2023.  doi:  10.1016/j.xocr.2023.100510, PMCID: PMC9850639,PMID: 3669145 Abstract About the neurological manifestations of COVID-19, smell impairment with some distortion or parosmia is currently one of the longest-lasting post-covid sequelae affecting many young adults around the world, we present a case of a 25yo patient that after the COVID-19 infection initiates with […]

Home Remedies To Get Rid Of The Metallic Taste In Your Mouth

Sometimes the cause behind the metallic taste in your mouth could be acid reflux, dry mouth, dehydration, smoking, or COVID-19 Authored by Shaloo Tiwari |Published : Healthsite.com Do you sometimes feel a kind of metallic taste in your mouth? This taste can be described as a taste that replicates the taste of metal. Usually, this is a […]

SARS-CoV-2 is associated with changes in brain structure in UK Biobank

Gwenaëlle Douaud, Soojin Lee, Fidel Alfaro-Almagro, Christoph Arthofer, Chaoyue Wang, et. al. Nature volume 604, pages697–707 (2022)Cite this article Abstract There is strong evidence of brain-related abnormalities in COVID-191,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13. However, it remains unknown whether the impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection can be detected in milder cases, and whether this can reveal possible mechanisms contributing to brain pathology. Here we investigated brain changes in 785 […]

Antiviral Drug May Shorten COVID-19-Induced Loss Of Taste And Smell

OCT 26, 2023 by Mary Gillis via The Epoch Times  New data suggest scientists have discovered a medication first designed to treat COVID-19 may also lessen the time it takes for two common symptoms of the disease: loss of taste and smell—to disappear. The oral antiviral drug ensitrelvir (brand name Xocova) was granted a Fast Track designation by the […]

Parosmia and COVID: How Long Changes in Smell Last, Plus Treatment Options

Christine Giordano, MD | Reviewed by Angela Dunn, MD, MPH, August 29, 2023 GoodRX Key takeaways: For some people, morning coffee smells like onions or trash. And the smell of loved ones makes them want to gag day after day. This is parosmia — a change or distortion of normal smell. And it’s one of the types of […]

COVID-19-Related Long-Term Taste Impairment: Symptom Length, Related Taste, Smell Disturbances, and Sample Characteristics

Cardoso Soares P, Moreira de Freitas P, de Paula Eduardo C, et al. (April 24, 2023) COVID-19-Related Long-Term Taste Impairment: Symptom Length, Related Taste, Smell Disturbances, and Sample Characteristics. Cureus 15(4): e38055. doi:10.7759/cureus.38055 Abstract Introduction: The COVID-19 infection triggered in some patients a prolonged reduction in the perception of both gustatory and olfactory senses (ageusia and anosmia). These symptoms could […]

People with smell disorders may get relief with an experimental treatment

March 31, 2023, 5:49 PM EDT By Erika Edwards and Kristen Dahlgren NBC News Is it ‘voodoo’ or does a procedure called a stellate ganglion block help patients with long Covid-related loss of smell or taste? An experimental procedure that involves injecting an anesthetic into a bundle of nerves in the neck is being studied as a possible […]

COVID Tongue: How a Swollen Tongue Could Indicate COVID-19

Should you be examining your tongue? Here’s how to tell if it’s COVID tongue and how to treat it. By  Korin Miller September 22, 2023; Medically reviewed by  Michael Menna, DO HEALTH You may have heard of COVID-19 causing loss of taste and smell, COVID toes, and unusual skin rashes, but did you know COVID can affect […]

Lingering COVID virus in tongue linked to long-term taste loss

August 24, 2023 National Institute on Aging: National Institutes of Health Loss of taste, one of the most common and frustrating symptoms of COVID-19 infection, appears to be associated with persistent damage to taste buds caused by low amounts of the virus that can linger for months or even more than a year. Findings from […]