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can smelling smoke, fume like smells that no one else senses be a sign of infection or tumor?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: George gershwin had a strong olfactory hallucination of burnt rubber while conducting. He was later diagnosed with brain tumor. One would expect this to be a new symptom.
Answered on Sep 13, 2012

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