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Can you explain if it's weird that i love the smell of gasoline?

Can you explain if it's weird that i love the smell of gasoline?

It's fine: In "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", Genevieve tells Guy that she is looking forward to romance with him after he comes home from working on his car. "And you'll smell like gasoline!" If you've got a distinctive turn-on -- EVERY adult does -- and it's not something that's going to hurt somebody, cherish it. ...Read more

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Is it true that you smell gasoline before you have an epipleptic fit?

Is it true that you smell gasoline before you have an epipleptic fit?

Possible: Olfactory hallucination can happen as pre seizure aura. It varies with different patients and may be inconsistent - hence not always predictive of what may happen next. ...Read more

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Urine smells like gasoline and is brown?

Urine smells like gasoline and is brown?

Get tested: May be as simple as concentrated urine due to inadequate fluids. However this can be indicator of infection, hemolysis or liver disease. Please see your clinician and get your urine evaluated. ...Read more

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I've been smelling gasoline that nobody else can smell. I got a shot of toradol smell went away came back 3 hours later. Excedrin helps 3 hours.

I've been smelling gasoline that nobody else can smell. I got a shot of toradol smell went away came back 3 hours later. Excedrin helps 3 hours.

Odd side effect: What was the pain that led to the injection? The smell could be a side effect. Discuss w/ the Dr. I suppose you'd know if you are a person w/ very sensitive ability to detect vapors but if you believe it is not real, talk w/ Dr. If you think it is real - call your town or utility to report a possible leak. ...Read more

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I had gasoline on my hands and washed them immediately with soapy water. They still smell a little. Can the smell spread onto other objects I touch?

I had gasoline on my hands and washed them immediately with soapy water. They still smell a little. Can the smell spread onto other objects I touch?

It can: It can, and so can the oily residue that gas leaves behind. Try first rinsing/washing your hands with white vinegar then washing with warm soapy water. ...Read more

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My toddlerlet has a urine odor that smells sort of like gasoline. I notice it off and on. Right now he's on amoxicillin. Could that be the reason?

My toddlerlet has a urine odor that smells sort  of like gasoline. I notice it off and on. Right now he's on amoxicillin. Could that be the reason?

Most likely: Yes, most likely the odor is just due to the amoxicillin. Penicillin antibiotics have a tendency to give the urine a penicillin-like smell. As long as it's not discolored and the smell goes away after he finishes the amoxicillin, i wouldn't worry. ...Read more

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10 month old has poop that smells like gasoline. What could be the cause?

10 month old has poop that smells like gasoline. What could be the cause?

Related to diet: Hi. Welcome! Dr. Ivy Fisher with healthtap. If no other symptoms exists and doing fine the gas smell could be dietary, what the baby is eating. Look for emesis, diarrhea,, bloody stools or fever. I assume no accidental ingestion has occurred as well. If you need further advice/f/u, don't hesitate to make a virtual appt online for me.... ...Read more