Other causes of smelling cigarette smoke areinfections that can invade the sinuses or throat. These can harm the nerves that pick up scents. Dr. Josephson explains, 鈥淭his is usually following a sinus infection or an upper respiratory tract infection.鈥?/div>Why You Smell Phantom Cigarette Smoke When Nobody鈥檚 S鈥?/a>
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Why do I Smell cigarette smoke when no one is smoking?
Serious diseases can make you smell cigarette smoke even though nobody is smoking. Smelling cigarette smoke or something burning can be a sign of a major illness. However, phantom smelling (be it cigarette smoke, burning rubber of something foul) is more common than you would think and is usually nothing to be alarmed about.
Why do I Smell cigarette smoke during a seizure?
Dr. Josephson explains, 鈥淲e do know that this sensation can be related to neurologic problems such as a stroke, seizure disorder or epilepsy. 鈥淭he patient may not even be aware that they are having a seizure, epilepsy or a stroke because this (smelling cigarette smoke) may be the only symptom.
Does smelling cigarette smoke make you sick?
I’ve been smelling cigarette smoke for almost a year. It’s getting worse. Now it’s almost all the time. Makes me sick to my stomach. I’ve mentioned it to my doctor before, he didn’t seem concerned.
What is it called when you smell cigarette smoke without burning?
Smelling cigarette smoke or something burning, in the absence of burning rubber or someone puffing cigarettes, is called phantosmia. This is smelling something foul when nothing is around to actually be causing the odor.