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I’ve lost my sense of smell

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SquishyBones Fri 05-Jun-20 19:38:13

Along with my appetite.

No other symptoms. I had a test a few weeks back (NHS worker) and it was negative. But that was before my loss of smell. Literally no other symptoms .... what do you reckon?

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Redolent Fri 05-Jun-20 19:39:54

It’s possible you have it. Swabs of people infected with covid in the UK show that something like 70% are asymptomatic shock

JassyRadlett Fri 05-Jun-20 19:42:02

Self-isolate and book a test. Hope you feel better soon!

Fivefourthree Fri 05-Jun-20 19:44:38

Yes, it's on the list of symptoms to need to self isolate and book a test for.

Paddybare Fri 05-Jun-20 19:49:45

I completely lost mine back in March with no other symptoms. I literally couldn’t smell a thing, even the strongest most potent things I could find around the house. I’ve wondered ever since if that was it. Keep us posted on how your test goes.

TerrapinStation Fri 05-Jun-20 19:49:56

The guidance has been for some time that you take a test for any symptoms, I'm slightly surprised that as an NHS worker you need to ask.

SquishyBones Sat 06-Jun-20 10:38:59

Test booked for 11:30

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BIWI Mon 08-Jun-20 07:09:16

SquishyBones

Test booked for 11:30

How are you @SquishyBones? What did the test say?

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