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Smoke smell in the nose throughout the day - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query.
User :   Hello, I have had a smell of smoke in my nose for the past two days, It started after a 2 mile run outside. It wont go away and sometimes takes my breath away. Could this be sinus inflammation of some kind?
Doctor :   is there any other symptoms associated like sneezing? or irritation in nose?
User :   none
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the sensation of smoke present throughout the day?
User :   yes all day
Doctor :   or does it go away when you are inside the house?
User :   no it is constant
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there headache associated?
User :   not really, sometimes mild headache
Doctor :   the symptom of the smoke sensation could be due to the nasal mucosa inflammation and sinusitis
Doctor :   meet an ENT specialist to look inside the nasal cavity and also undergo sinus examination
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