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My husband is 82 years old. He is in good health -

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My husband is 82 years old. He is in good health - borderline hypertension. We live on a farm and he takes care of everything including 4 horses. He just retired this year. Several hours after he awoke this morning (5 am) he began to smell something. He is unable to describe it. It seems to come and go. I am a super smeller but do not smell anything. I smelled his breath and it is normal. I checked all our gas outlets and I have alarms but I do not smell it. I am a retired RN but can't seem to find anything that could cause this. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

Thanks for this question

This could be an early sign of a seizure or a stroke

He needs to get in and get checked ASAP

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 months ago.

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