Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
i keep smelling smoke when there is no smoke.
Okay, lately for about a week in a half i have been smelling smoke. I don't smoke and the only person in the house hold who smokes is my mom. and she is not a heavy smoker. But the thing is i don't just smell it around the house i smell it in the car, in random places. Even my own bedroom. I do not understand cause my dad doesn't smell it. I can only smell it. am i going crazy? is there some type of pill i can take?  help me please!
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Hi,
How are you? Phantosmia or olfactory hallucinations, usually presents with smelling odors such as smoke, that are not physically present.  It can be due to  the loss of some of the ability to smell normally which leads to overcompensation of the brain by offering up odors ( usually disagreeable ones). This condition often disappears without treatment. However, it is best that you check with your doctor or be referred to an ear, nose and throat specialist with experience in treating distortions in smell to rule out organic causes. Take car and do keep us posted.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
im good. but i still dont understand its been happening for weeks.... help?
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Allergy Community Resources
Top Asthma Answerers
746512 tn?1388811180
Blank
Tammy2009
Calgary, AB
209987 tn?1451939065
Blank
tschock
AB
363281 tn?1353103243
Blank
SassyLassie
Nelson, New Zealand