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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, ...


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.


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.


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


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 ...


Jul 26, 2017 ... Brain tumour GETTY. Many people believe smelling burnt toast is a sign of a brain tumour. In fact, smelling phantom smells is regularly linked to ...


Oct 16, 2015 ... But then he began to experience olfactory hallucinations, or phantom smells. He describes what it is like to live with phantosmia, a rare ...


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 ...