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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 ...


Nov 10, 2009 ... Brief episodes of phantom smells or phantosmia – smelling something that's not there – can be triggered by temporal lobe seizures, epilepsy, ...


Oct 27, 2014 ... Most phantom smells go away in time and are not caused by anything serious. But if the problem persists and you're worried, see your GP.


May 14, 2015 ... An olfactory hallucination (phantosmia) makes you detect smells ... The phantom smell may seem to always be present or it may come and go.


Our brains naturally retain scent memories, but sometimes these phantom smells, or phantosmia, can be signs of serious health problems.


“There are many reasons that cause people to have phantom smells and/or bad smells (known as parosmia),” explains Jordan S. Josephson, MD, Ear, Nose ...


One thing I'd like to mention is that I believe the word “Phantosmia”, which literally means “phantom” smells, or “smells that aren't really there”, is very much a ...


Phantom smells and weird feelings in head. Posted about a year ago. I was just wondering if anybody else has experienced this? I have been having these ...


You may be experiencing phantosmia or “phantom smell,” also called “olfactory hallucination” and defined as smelling something that simply isn't there.