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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phantosmia

Phantosmia (phantom smell), also called an olfactory hallucination, is smelling an odor that is not actually there. It can occur in one nostril or both. Unpleasant phantosmia, cacosmia, is more common and is often described as smelling something that is burned ... Olfactory hallucinations can be caused by common medical conditions such ...

www.nbcnews.com/health/body-odd/phantom-smells-may-be-sign-trouble-f1C9926312

Nov 10, 2009 ... “By all means, a phantom smell could mean something serious,” says the ... “ People will say it's chemical-like or talk about a burning smell. ... of the University of Nebraska Medical Center's otolaryngology department wrote in ...

www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/713681/is-smell-burnt-toast-rubber-symptoms-of-brain-tumour-or-stroke

Jul 26, 2017 ... In fact, smelling phantom smells is regularly linked to brain tumours, or even a symptom of a stroke - a serious, life-threatening medical ...

www.healthcentral.com/article/burning-smell-stroke

Aug 17, 2014 ... If there are no other symptoms, just a smell of something burning such as ... but should not replace medical advice you receive from a doctor.

safesymptoms.com/burning-smell-in-nose

It can be difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of a burning smell in nose. ... if the symptom is chronic, you'll want to see a doctor to rule out something serious. .... Dr. Donald Leopold from the University of Nebraska Medical Center said that ...

blog.crowdmed.com/7-strange-symptoms-you-shouldnt-overlook

Jun 2, 2015 ... You'd be amazed at some of the signs of sickness that you may ... Many of these strange ailments are completely benign or explained by something you had not ... If your symptom becomes severe, seek medical attention immediately. ... It is a fairly popular belief that smelling burnt toast is a warning sign of ...

www.drweil.com/health-wellness/body-mind-spirit/disease-disorders/phantosmia-smelling-smoke-all-the-time

For the past few years, I frequently smell cigarette smoke when no one is ... hallucination” and defined as smelling something that simply isn't there. ... Once she learned that she suffered from phantosmia, she had a round of medical tests,  ...

scarysymptoms.com/2012/01/why-you-smell-phantom-cigarette-smoke

Unfortunately, some causes of smelling cigarette smoke when nobody is smoking are very serious. ... If one has parosmia, when should he seek medical attention? ... olfactory nerve or taste nerve can lead to this sense of something burning.

www.nhs.uk/conditions/phantosmia/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Oct 27, 2014 ... NHS Choices information on phantosmia - the medical term for an imaginary ... When something gives off a smell, it means tiny molecules have ... There are a wide range of possible causes of phantosmia, which include:.