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|Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by Naijasurveys(f): 10:16am On Jul 13|
Due to the increase in reports of many Nigerians experiencing recent loss of smell, loss of taste or both in the past few months, we wish to gather information as regards this for research purposes only. We humbly request anyone who has recently experienced loss of smell and/or taste to please participate.
Your identity and responses in this study will be collated anonymously.
This survey takes less than 5 mins to fill and we will be grateful if you will kindly participate and forward this link below�� to others. Thank you.
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by Naijasurveys(f): 1:23pm On Jul 15|
The survey takes less than 5 mins to fill
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by skywalker240(m): 9:59pm On Jul 17|
Am experiencing loss of taste and smell plus phlegm in my nostrils and throat
And I took malaria drugs and amoxicillin and am already feeling better
What do you want me to say, that I have covid 19 ?
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by Rickylambert(m): 12:27pm On Jul 18|
skywalker240:I'm actually feeling exactly the same bro......my own is over 2weeks now.Phlegm in my nose nd stuffy too.I ve be taking random antibiotics and antimalarial drugs.Currently,the taste and smell is back but the stuffy nose and re occuring fever has continued.Its over 3weeks ooo
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by skywalker240(m): 10:01pm On Jul 18|
Rickylambert:It is well. We will overcome
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by LadyMedina25(f): 11:46pm On Jul 19|
Late last month I could not smell my favorite perfume and all food were tasteless, I fried egg and ate with Indomie no single taste that I had to dash it out to a small boy in my house,suddenly one Friday night I struggled to breath till next morning. I had to use paracetamol because the chest pain was so tight, I called Covid 19 hotline it was switched off, I just stayed at home and avoided every one for some days but am fine now.
Please I don’t know if children are not susceptible to the virus because before I realized what I did was a risk, the small boy had already finished the food and up till now he’s still jumping about even telling me to cook another noodles for him.
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by Nenye89(f): 12:15am On Jul 20|
It happened to me 3 weeks ago, initially I assumed it was malaria and typhoid. I bought some drugs but it became worst that at a time I couldn't breath well. I had to rush to a pharmacy closed to my area, after explaining to the nurse she said it was covid 19 but I rejected it immediately, she gave me some drugs which included chroloquine, piriton, Vit C 500g and Zinc. 2 days after taking the drugs I became strong again and my sense of smell and taste equally came back.
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by Naijasurveys(f): 10:37am On Jul 20|
Thanks to everyone for sharing your experiences here. Loss of smell or taste does not mean one has COVID-19. Not all those who suffer from COVID-19 will exhibit loss of taste/smell and not all who experience these loss of taste/smell are infected with COVID19. However, the best way now to ascertain this is by standardised PCR test. The importance of this survey is to bring out other factors that are associated to these recent loss of taste/smell.
Many thanks to those who have filled the survey and we will appreciate you sharing the survey links among your friends and colleagues.
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by Kaykay999(m): 5:44pm On Jul 20|
Rickylambert:Mine was 1week
Just take a mixture of garlic and ginger,I’m sure u will be fine.
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by Zabilon007(m): 11:10pm On Aug 01|
I did o.... Lost the sense of smell... And then sense of taste a week after... Lasted for 3 weeks. Headaches and all. But glory be to God, we defeated Covid-19.
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by wajaja: 6:48am On Aug 02|
It happened to me just last month. Just lost of smell and taste and nothing more. I was so worried....last for more than a week and gradually it came back without taking anything.
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by CaptalnMitch: 8:20am On Aug 02|
wajaja:you can still go for the test tho. You may be asymptomatic
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by vershum4u: 12:28pm On Aug 02|
I kinda experienced this too. Loss of smell and taste. Actually, it lasted about 2 weeks thereabout.
I assumed it was malaria and typhoid, so I visited a nurse who gave me some drugs. Anti malaria as well as amoxil for typhoid. I wasnt getting better, so I took some local herbs. Then I got better. But the loss of taste and smell persisted for some time. But I'm okay now. Thanks to Almighty God.
|Re: Recent Loss Of Taste And Smell by vershum4u: 12:31pm On Aug 02|
One more thing I experienced that seemed a bit worrisome to me, was inability to breathe in air properly. I was always feeling some sort of pain in n my nostrils while taking in air.
I had to always cover my nose.
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