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If you are writing to inquire about smell loss (anosmia), please first visit our anosmia informational web pages, where you can find information on the sense of smell, causes of anosmia, diagnosis and treatment options, and our anosmia FAQ.

If you need additional information after visiting our website or if your question relates to a smell or taste disorder other than anosmia, please return to this form to submit your question, including as much detail as possible about the nature of your disorder and its history. Please be sure to include your email address and phone number so we can contact you.

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Please understand that scientists at the Monell Center are not physicians or medical professionals. Any information we provide is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. You should also ask your physician or other healthcare provider to assist you in interpreting information provided by us and in applying the information to your individual case.

Anosmia is the clinical term for the inability to smell. Few people appreciate the range of information provided by the sense of smell. Even fewer think about what would happen if that source of information disappeared. Yet olfaction is a vulnerable sense, and smell disorders and loss are common.

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