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Will my sense of smell and taste come back after I was tested positive for COVID-19?


Your sense of smell and taste will come back. Of course, these are very unsettling symptoms, but the good news is the vast majority of those effected will experience a rapid recovery of symptoms in a month's time (70-80%; Kacem et al. Neurol Sci 2020; Rieter et al. Am J Otolaryngol 2020). For those who […] ... more

What can I do to understand people while wearing masks and hearing aids?


It can be somewhat difficult to hear others when they are wearing a mask. It can help to: • Face one another when conversing, taking care to maintain a safe distance • Minimize ambient noise, if possible • Speak slowly and clearly • Inform the other person of your hearing aids • Take turns speaking […] ... more