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Smell loss after taking azithromycin

Was sick by the end of August.Was congested, runny nose, sore throat etc. Tested, and negative for covid. Took azithromycin, and loss my sense of smell and taste since then. Its been month and a half, and still cant get my senses back. Can smell things only close to my nose, and little to no taste. My doctor thinks that is postviral smell loss. Sinuses are clear, my nose too. Everything has cleared up. I dont know if this is a side effect from the medicine. Read on internet that its a rare side effect, but im so terrified.Went to ENT, and gave me corticosteroid spray. Used it only two times, but im scared from using it any longer. Here can find only one topic.

Will my senses come back ? Im so worried...
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973741 tn?1342342773
I'm not fully sure but I learned a lot about smell loss when I had covid. There is a nerve that can get irritated and cause the sense of smell to go away which is what happens with covid and actually other illnesses cause it too. I'd say it's not your medicine but the illness that caused it.
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way off the beaten track!, BC
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