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Sense of smells and your thyroid bad

I was wondering if thyroid problems will cause your sense of smell to be bad? My taste is okay, but I am getting a smell that is unexplainable when I breath in through my nose, and it seems to be worse during times of stress....
Mon, 14 Feb 2011
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hi
no relation between thyroid problem and bad smell.see ENT DR.
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dr namrata
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ENT Specialist Dr. Dinesh Valse's  Response
dear Dianne Wood

there is no relation between thyroid and smell. what you getting is abnormal smell that is seen usually if you have sinus infection consult ent surgeon get you r nose and sinus examined
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