Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
141 Doctors are Online

Why do I have problem in smelling things ?

I have a weird smell and taste thing going on. Not only do things smell weird thay also have a weird taste. This is all the time for the past three days. Originally it was noticed via smell, but then I noticed a taste associated with the smell. I'm 50 yo male I m 50 yo. When I smell things others are telling me smell good, they smell kinda burnt to me. Then I realized i also have a taste sensation the changes the way food tastes.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Apr 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  74
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
ENT Specialist 's  Response
Hi Jon,

Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum
You definitely need to consult a neurologist to find out the exact cause for your problem. This altered sense of taste and smell can be due to lesions in the brain. Also, get your pressure and sugar checked up.
Take care

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Mon, 18 Apr 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor