Decreased Smell, Ear Ache, Hearing Loss And Nasal Congestion

Reviewed on 4/18/2022

These symptoms are characteristic of infections involving the upper respiratory tract. Examples include ear infections and sinus infections as well as the common cold. Allergic reactions can also lead to nasal congestion that may impair sense of smell and may also cause ear pain. If you believe you have signs of an infection, visit a health care provider so that you can receive a prompt diagnosis and treatment.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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