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I have had a minor headache for 2 weeks, I

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Dr. Prasad

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2005

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Posted on Sun, 3 Feb 2019 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I have had a minor headache for 2 weeks, I take 2 aspirin and I feel fine all day, but I have also had this metallic smell in my nose that come and goes.
Answered by Dr. Prasad 42 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need to be evaluated...

Detailed Answer:

Altered smell is sometimes seen in nasal / sinus infections. Since you been having headaches for the last 2 weeks, it is important to check for possible infections.

At this point, since there are no other symptoms along with metallic smell, you may wait and watch for a while. Drink plenty of fluids and try steam inhalation. If the problem persists, consider visiting your doctor for local examination and evaluation.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications.

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