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Hay Fever

...  congestions. There are cases wherein there is the occurrence of post-nasal dripping of clear mucus that is associated with cough. When you are suffering from hay fever, the loss of the sense of smell is common. There may also be times that you may lose the sense of tastes, but this happens only occasionally. And if the condition is too severe, you may experience nose bleeding. Although hay  ...

Alcohol Withdrawal

...  of alcohol withdrawal usually develop hallucinations after two days of abstaining from alcohol. Usually, these hallucinations involve visual images, but sometimes they could involve sounds and smells, too. In minor cases, hallucinations last for a few hours, while visual hallucinations last for about a week in severe cases of withdrawal. Visual hallucinations during alcohol withdrawal  ...

Allergic Rhinitis

...  its symptoms? The most common symptoms of rhinitis include persistent sneezing, congested and itchy nose and watery discharge from the nose. Sometimes, it also causes other symptoms such as loss of smell, pain in the face, red eyes, headaches, and even an itchy throat. Sometimes, post-nasal drip and chronic cough also appear during periods of allergic rhinitis. Ear plugging associated with  ...

Pernicious Anemia

...  the hands and feet, as well as difficulty in balancing and normal walking. Since pernicious anemia is also because of lack of Vitamin B12, some of the other signs include alteration in the sense of smell, sense of taste and even sense of sight to the patient. If this Vitamin B12 deficiency remains untreated, it will also affect the patient’s mental health such as loss of memory and  ...

Cervicitis

...  system. However, there are rare cases when the symptoms of cervicitis manifest. These symptoms come in the form of bleeding between menstrual periods and after menopause, changes in the color and smell of vaginal discharge, pain during sexual intercourse, and painful urination similar to that experienced in urinary tract infections. Cervicitis Risk Factor Since the most common cause of  ...

Nose

...  sense of smell is one sense that most of us truly value. Thanks to our nose, we are able to follow the fragrance of the flowers or the delicious freshly-baked cookies. Our nose does not only affect our sense of smell, but it also affects how we taste foods. It also plays a big role in our facial features and can even dictate beauty. More importantly, it is the main gate for breathing or  ...

Salivary Glands

...  nervous system. Viscous saliva is released by stimulating the sympathetic impulses. The watery saliva from the serous cells is triggered by the parasympathetic impulses. Salivating when thinking, smelling, tasting, or dreaming about food is stoked by a physiological response to the stimulation of the parasympathetic impulses.  ...