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Addicted To Smell 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.
See a doc: Have not heard of this, but sounds like seeing your family doctor first and having them possibly run some tests would be a sound next step.See 1 more doctor answer
Stood in closed car repair garage with noticeable gasoline smell for about 15 minutes. Any permanent damage to my nervous system or otherwise?
No: No, not even any temporary damage. It's just a whiff of an odor... To let a person know to find some fresh air.
Gasoline spill in home cleaned, still had strong smell for a few days, now starting to fade. Is this damaging to health being breathed in?
Relax: This doesn't present a significant health risk.
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.
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?
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?
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....
Lately I've had a "craving" for chemical smells (gasoline, rubber cement, etc). Is this a sign of a vitamin deficiency, or any other health issue?
Please see your doc: He/she may refer you to a neurologist to rule out any neurological disorders. Peace and good health.
Very strong smell of gasoline after spillage in home, opened windows but still strong smell could this damage health by breathing in while sleeping?
Yes!: Please take this seriously. Avoid exposure as much as possible. Please have the spill professionally cleaned. Even very low level exposure to volatile organics over the long term can be detrimental.
Have been craving the smell of chemicals (gasoline, bleach...), feel very hungry, but feel disgusted after eating. Exhausted. What could be going on?
Depression: I feel empathy for feeling disgusted and exhausted It seems that you have experienced hurtful and overwhelming experiences, have become depressed and do not have control over your eating. You have tried to cope with depression by use of chemicals Craving the smell of chemicals indicate dependence and lack of control. See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis Therapy Attend NA Meetings
Have an old scool car that has a constant petrol smell I drive with all widow down and only a few days a week is the petrol fumes dangerous for me...
Well: It can't be good. More importantly, however, you have a vehicle that sounds like an actual time bomb. Don't light a smoke in there. The explosive factor seems more concerning than the affect of the fumes.
I'm 14 weeks pregnant. I was in my garage for 5-10 minutes and it smelled of gasoline the entire time. Will this affect my fetus?
No: That short exposure time is not likely to cause damage to your fetus. Gasoline has a very strong smell so it takes fewer molecules to trigger your sense of smell so you know it is present a a lower, safer concentration and your overall exposure is low.See 2 more doctor answers
My urine is clear in color but this morning smelled like gasoline and I feel like I've been kicked in the back lower ribs by a horse. Also I sweat and it is gross smelling below?
That's a very...: ...colorful description but, even if I could tell you what's causing it, I couldn't treat you. Foul smelling urine or vagina discharge, pain in the low back and sweating are red flags for something that needs medical attention. Kidney stones, bladder or kidney infections and bacterial vaginitis are possible conditions that need to be ruled out or treated. Best wishes.
Possibly not: Smelling the weed will not allow the body to absorb much if any if you thought you are having a withdraw symptoms most likely is psychological but I will go to the ER if it persists
I'm addicted to a piece of clean nappy that I love the smell of. Is there something wrong with this attachment?
Fetish: A fetish (sexual attraction to a generally non-sexual item) becomes a problem if it interferes with your life or causes you significant psychosocial distress. That is very individual depending on the person. If *you* are worried about this attachment, and are unable to have fulfilling sexual relationships without it, see a good therapist to help you.
I might be addicted to Rubbing Alcohol. I'm not sure why, but I love the smell. My sister says it's bad for me, but is it? Do I need help for it?
Isopropyl alcohol: Isopropyl alcohol is lethally toxic when taken internally. Get help immediately