How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr.Tiwari Your Own Question
Dr.Tiwari, Doctor.
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 5256
Experience:  M.D.
Type Your Health Question Here...
Dr.Tiwari is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Why would i smell cigarettes when there are no cigarettes being

Resolved Question:

Why would i smell cigarettes when there are no cigarettes being smoked around me -at home or in public places?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Tiwari replied 5 years ago.

Dr.Tiwari :


Dr.Tiwari :

Welcome at JA.

Dr.Tiwari :

It looks from your details the you are suffering from olfactory hallucinations.

Dr.Tiwari :

Such type of hallucinations are encountered in-

Customer: I realize this, but what could cause this other than say nasal polyps, head trauma, etc?
Dr.Tiwari :

-Head injury

-Nasal disorders

-Brain lesions like tumors

-Partial status epilepticus

Dr.Tiwari :

If you are suffering from this since last long time then you should consult to your neurologist & should get evaluated by having MRI SCAN OF THE BRAIN .

Dr.Tiwari :

Hope this will help you.

Dr.Tiwari and 5 other Health Specialists are ready to help you