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Can history of thyroid surgery cause increased sense of smell?

i had thyroid surgery last august, and I was wondering since the ablation my sense of smell has been heightened. We moved into a condo where the lingering smell of curry is making me sick. Everyone else in the family says it isn't that bad, What causes this?
Mon, 23 Jun 2014
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There is no relationship between your thyroid surgery and increased sensation of smell and i would like you to meet your ent doctor for having a check up of your nose to find out what is the cause for your feeling.
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