Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.


Smell Alteration 37 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 37 conditions that can cause Smell Alteration.

Mouse over to view each condition's most common symptoms

There are 8 common conditions that can cause Smell Alteration.
  1. Allergic Rhinitis
  2. Deviated Septum
  3. Diabetes
  4. Influenza
  5. Sinusitis
  6. Type 2 Diabetes
  7. Upper Respiratory Infections in Children
  8. Upper Respiratory Infections
There are 7 somewhat common conditions that can cause Smell Alteration.
  1. Cocaine Abuse
  2. Drug Side Effect
  3. Epilepsy
  4. Head Injury
  5. Purulent Rhinitis
  6. Senile Dementia
  7. Stroke
There are 9 uncommon conditions that can cause Smell Alteration.
  1. Alzheimer's Disease
  2. Cirrhosis
  3. Hypothyroidism
  4. Multiple Sclerosis
  5. Parkinson's Disease
  6. Pernicious Anemia
  7. Schizophrenia
  8. Seizures
  9. Type 1 Diabetes
There are 13 rare conditions that can cause Smell Alteration.
  1. Astrocytoma
  2. Brain Tumor
  3. Cushing's Disease
  4. Cushing's Syndrome
  5. End Stage Renal Disease
  6. Glioblastoma Multiforme
  7. Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism
  8. Meningioma
  9. Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  10. Nose Foreign Body
  11. Oligodendroglioma
  12. Pick's Disease
  13. Polio

Last Updated: Feb 5, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

  1. Ferri's Clinical Advisor, Fred F. Ferri - 2007
  2. Griffith's 5-Minute Clinical Consult, Mark Dambro - 2006
  3. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Anthony S. Fauci, Eugene Braunwald, Dennis L. Kasper, Stephen L. Hauser, Dan L. Longo, J. Larry Jameson, Joseph Loscalzo - 2008
  4. Emergency medicine: a comprehensive study guide; Judith E. Tintinalli, Gabor D. Kelen, J. Stephan Stapczynski - 2004
  5. Nelson textbook of pediatrics, Robert Kliegman, Richard E. Behrman, Waldo Emerson Nelson - 2007

FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.