Most COVID Patients Who Lose Sense of Smell Regain It Within 2 Years
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- One of the most disturbing symptoms of COVID-19 has been the sudden loss of taste and smell.
Worryingly, some people don't regain these senses after recovering from their infection, raising the question of whether they'd ever again be able to taste and smell.
Now there's good news on that front -- about 9 out of 10 patients will regain those senses within two years of their COVID infection, a new study reports.
Tracking about 170 Italian COVID patients who'd all lost their sense of smell or taste, researchers led by Dr. Paolo Boscolo-Rizzo, from the University of Trieste in Italy, found that those senses had returned in 89%.Full Article