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what does the smell of toast or smoke in the nostrils mean when there are not any odors in the room to cause the scent

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
Couple things: Could be that you inhaled those substances recently and they just made their way to your smell receptors. You could also have an infection. Some infec ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Smell: Could you please expand on your question and give more information, so we can help you.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Chronic rhinitis: Can be due to allergies or some chronic inflammation, allergy can be due to any of the environmental allergens around, at any rate you need to be exam ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
A cold: Sounds like she has a common cold. Try saline spray and suction to her nostrils. If she seems to get worse, run a high fever or become unusually fus ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Sinustis: If chr sinusitis, you can have bad/unusual smell ....
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
Bacteria/skin oil: Probably a mixture of skin oil and bacteria - try cleansing/washing your face thoroughly at least twice daily.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Smell disturbance: Nasal allergies can cause you to have hyperacuity of smell. Control your allergies with a prescription nasal spray, your symptoms may lessen.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
COVID-19?: You won't like to hear this, but loss of smell (anosmia) or taste often is the first symptom of COVID-19, the epidemic coronavirus infection. Nasal co ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Sinuses: It is a sinus pressure most likely related to allergy. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. Take non drowsy allergy medicine like Claritin/Zyrtec ... Read More
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Dr. Bobak Ghaheri
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
The : The loss of one's sense of smell can have numerous potential causes. I would recommend starting with an ENT doctor, who can perform a smell test call ... Read More
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