I have had this smell in my nose (I smell it, but I don't think anyone else does). It smells a lot like my nose did when I had it cauterized for nosebleeds. I occasionally have a discharge that has some streaks of old blood in it. The complete description of the smell is a sort of acrid, burned blood smell. No pain, no pressure, no congestion, no other symptoms. In my case I am convnced that it is caused by reflux from a hiatal hernia. It is usually brought on by drinking a lot of liquids, and usually near bedtime. Has anyone who has had a similar problem explored this?
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