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which part of the brain smells

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience Neurology
Not very likely.: The benefits of aromatherapy are due partly to the psychological connections that we have with smells. If you are unable to smell, then aromatherapy s ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: There are many causes for changes to smells including drugs, alcohol, tobacco, heavy metals, head trauma, multiple sclerosis, parkinson's disease, fro ... Read More
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Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
See neurologist: Temporal lobe seizures can present with olfactory hallucinations or auras. A tumor can cause this, as can a history of prior head injuries. Take a goo ... Read More
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No - it's quite safe: I guess I'd not put my last dollar on it, but I'll bet that the smell of burning marijuana isn't either (as long as there's sufficient air to breathe) ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No, but: The phantom smells may be due to problems within the olfactory apparatus within the brain. Talk to your doctor about this. However, may represent be ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Infection?: Need to see dentist asap for differential diagnosis and treatment plan.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Absolutely Not: The vehicle you are driving, commonly called a body, is fantastically complex engineering and most of what is going on inside quite hidden. While ther ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Rarely caused by...: Your condition is called phantosmia. While brain tumors can cause it, that's an unusual cause. I advise having neurologist re-evaluate. I'm unaware o ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nose: Best to see ENT for exam, possible CT scan, Stop all NSAIDs if taking.
A female asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
Unusual, has answers: Smell is carried by cranial nerve 1. Taste is carried by cranial nerves 7,9,10 (and some branches of 5). Smell ends up more in the frontal lobe, tas ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lungs: More likely hurting your lung if you are inhaling a lot of bleach.

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