Smell and Taste Disturbance Treatments

Treatment of smell and taste disturbances generally involves addressing the underlying condition causing the disturbance. Often, smell and taste can be restored.

Treatments may involve:

  • Medications to relieve allergies or rhinitis
  • Medications to resolve dry mouth
  • Changing medications that are causing disturbances
  • Surgery to remove polyps or tumors
  • Repairing diseased teeth
  • Quitting smoking
  • Quitting illegal drugs