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Should I be worried about anosmia?

Anosmia is not serious, but this condition can impact a person's life. People with anosmia have no sense of smell, which can affect their ability to taste food. In addition, people with anosmia are unable to smell potentially dangerous odors, such as gas leaks or smoke. It is important to have safety checks, such as smoke alarms, at home if you have anosmia.

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