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Chemical Smells And Voices
I've been smelling strong smells that aren't there and will laugh and random moments, I've also been awoken by sudden loud voices then they disappear?
Gonna b ok: Winter, I'm so glad you asked for help. I know this must be SO scary, But this will be ok. You need assistance. Your story makes me think your brain chemicals are a confused, and need to be reset. If you are taking any meds, tell ur doc this is happening. If you're taking anything NOT prescribed, even marijuana or alcohol, stop and tell ur Doctor. Regrdls, get doc help soon or go to ER ASAP ok? ...Read more
Lung congestion for 3 months with throat clearing and loss of voice. Have asthma, allergies gerd, and svt. Not getting better. Any smells exacerbate.
Had an accident 15/01/2016.hydrocholride gas loss of voice, taste, smell, earache can not swallow on rt side of mouth. Still the same after nearly 4 month?
Hydrogen chloride: ...gas rapidly turns into hydrochloric acid when in contact with water. It's a strong acid that can damage the tissues Some people develop a chronic condition called RADS (Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome). It is beyond the scope of HealthTap to evaluate & treat this condition. Please consult a physician (occupational health or ENT) who is familiar with this type of injury. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Cough 5+ days, constant cloudy/yellow phlegm lodged in throat-occasionally cough up. Sore throat, No fever, Dry nose, No smell/taste & Cracking Voice?
My urine has a foul, toxic smell an I don't know what could be causing it. It smells like chemicals. It's been going on for a month. What could it be?
I keep smelling a burning smell from a chemical in my freshly clean towels the odd thing is I'm the only that can smell it it smells horrible any idea?
I had a cold and flu last two weeks its gone but food smells like chemical but any other thing smells normal but food not normal please help?
Exam: You may have a residual sinus infection which can affect your sense of smell and taste. Please consult with your PCP or see an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Other causes?: This makes me wonder if it;s actually the odors or if it could be something else. Please see an allergist for an evaluation ...Read more
Is there any thing that can be done for someone who suffers from chemical irritants? My wife has suffered from chemical irritants for many years, when she smells someone wearing heavy perfume or coglone she gets severe headaches and many times it sends
I: I concur fully with dr fowler. Avoidance is best. There are medicaions that can be given. Would definitely see an allergist. ...Read more
There is a small amount of liquid coming out of my penis 2 a day and it smells like a hair paint for women like something chemical. What is it?
A dietary source or;: Perhaps you are developing diabetes. Urine in diabetics often has an odd odor and sometimes even can smell a bit like solvent. If you have been losing weight, are excessively thirsty and can't seem to eat enough, espcially if your breath sometimes smells the same way, get checked by your doctor right away. You need to have your urine and the leaking fluid (which I suspect is urine) checked. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I have a strange smell in my nose and wonder if it could be a chemical sensitivity. It seems to be triggered by smells (exhaust) and lingers for weeks?
Chemical not likely: The most likely reason for a persistent strange smell is a chronic sinus infection. Less likely are injuries to the olfactory nerves. Chemical sensitivity is not likely. ...Read more
Had cold and flu for two weeks couldn't smell anything but its back now the smell only that food smells the same like chemical went to ENT gt nasal sp?
Clindamycin script ended week ago. Now certain food tastes/smell chemicals. (ammonia)perfume smells terrible. Foods are peanut butter soda some meat. Is this normal or reason for concern? Seems smell rel
Can temporarily alter the sense of SMELL which is ESSENTIAL for perception of TASTE! Hopefully this will be TEMPORARY. If this lasts for another WEEK ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral to a Board Certified NEUROLOGIST!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
I have bv, I took flagyl. It seems I developed a worst case of yeast infection and it spread to my anus? My stool is dark and smells like chemicals?
Antibiotic effects..: The yeast infection is related to the antibiotic (flagyl) that has disrupted the normal balance of the bacteria found in that area of the body. That has been disrupted. Talk to your doctor to discuss therapies to treat this infection, based on the specifics of your case. ...Read more
Please I had a flu last month and my nose food smells like chemical but any other thing ok I went to ENT evrything ok got nasal spray but still help?
Dysosmia. See University olfactory specialist.
https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Dysosmia ...Read more
My friend lost his sense of smell because of strong chemicals at work. Will his smell ever come back?
Every so often my urine will smell of terrible chemicals for a week at a time. No pain involved. Nothing was found in a urine test, what could it be?
What does it mean if my urine is hotter than normally, it has a horrible chemical smell, I'm experiencing horrible headaches along with severe lo...
Hot urine is normal: Urine is always hot as it comes out of your body and is of the body temperature. And concentrated urine can also have horrible chemical smell. It can also be due to urinary tract infection.I will advise get the urine examined and tested for any abnormality including culture if indicated. Consult your Doctor as you also have headaches and lo? ...Read more
I have been experiencing a funny smell, like dust or chemicals for a few weeks. It went away for a while but came back the past week. Can it be stress? Or due to current medication?
Smell: Distortion of smell or presence of odors that others can't smell can occur with certain brain lesions, but the fact that the symptom cleared for a period of time is reassuring even though the symptom recurred. If you're quite disturbed by this symptom, consult an Otolaryngologist for careful examination of your nose and mouth. ...Read more
I have noticed that my urine has a strong wired smell like chemicals what is it and how can I get rid of it?
Diet: What you eat is the strongest influence on the odor of your urine. Some foods are notorious for causing very strong odors - for example, asparagus. Taking vitamins will change the color of your urine but usually there isn't much odor. Some medications can lead to a distinctive odor in the urine. ...Read more
My son has got damp in his room and he's got a chesty cough and it stinks like some sort of chemical what does that mean? And does pneumonia smell
Neurontin (gabapentin): One uncommon side-effect is unpleasant or fruit-like breath odor. ...Read more
If you smell it, will you have an anaphylactic reaction? There must be some chemicals that went into your nose.
Smell & Anaphylaxis: Allergic reactions to scents can result from a specific irritant or from a combination of components not easily identified. Approximately 30 percent of the population report sensitivities to scented products, and as of 2010, more than 5, 000 fragrances are included in fragrances and cosmetics alone, according to the american academy of dermatology. ...Read more
Should I go to the er? I'm 7 months pregnant and all I taste and smell is chemicals I think I used too many cleaning my bathroom
Hello.: Hello. Don't know what chemicals your were using. If you mixed cleaning chemicals, this can sometimes lead to toxic fumes. I recommend maintaining a very low threshold for getting care for a woman who is 7 months pregnant. If you mixed chemicals, you may be at a real risk. Even if you did not, it may be prudent to be evaluated. ...Read more
I seem to have a weird chemical smell in my nose and have done since leaving the hairdressers an hour ago. I also have a headache. What could it be?
Chemical exposure: There are many chemicals in use at a hair dresser. You may have been exposed to one that is causing the continued smell which may not be in your nose, but on your hari or clothing. Many chemicals can cause headache. When you get home try Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen for the headache, change your clothes and take a shower, to seee if the smell goes away. ...Read more
I had botox for my frown 4 weeks ago after about 3 weeks I started to get this chemical- cheap rubber smell in my nose. It's there all the time now.?
Dysosmia: We don't know anything about you, not even your age or any medical conditions. Dysosmia is not related to Botox; however, it may be suggestive of a stroke in some circumstances. Please seek medical attention. ...Read more