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For the last 4 - 5 weeks i have had a very strange smell and taste up my nose \ throat. The nearest smell is like a slight farmyard smell.

I have hayfever and have been working on a field for the last four weeks near to a farm. The only things is my partner that has been with me cannont smell the smell and i can even smell it during the day and night and when i have not been to the field for a few days.

With the smell i can also faintly taste the smell at the back of my mouth.

One strange thing today at the field suddnly a very strong smell of the farm blew at us from the farm and both mine and my partners nose instalntly poured with a clear water like liquid. This was the first time she smelt the farm.

Any ideas its getting annoying now having this constant smell and taste.

Many Thanks,

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replied October 28th, 2009
I have the same thing - kind of. Whenever I drink coffee i always get that smell - so I stopped and it stopped. But now it's happening again and i don't know why or what it is, but it lasts all day.

Sometimes it happens when I'm around something burning too.
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replied October 16th, 2011
Have you recently ingested any zinc cold remedies? These products can cause olfactory nerve damage which results in odd smells/tastes and even a complete loss thereof. I have olfactory nerve damage from a zinc cold remedy (cough lozenges) and I smell sulphur or burnt hair all the time. When the damage first occured I smelled ammonia very strongly.
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replied October 15th, 2017
Constant chemical odor in nose and throat.
Yes, I too have a constant smell or odor in my nose and throat like a chemical odor. Had bronchitis with a terrible cough for three weeks and lost all sense of taste and smell, now this. However, after this I was using Sharpie permanent markers to color with and 2 months later noticed this 'smell' in nose and mouth. How do I get rid of it? Been to several doctors, one of which was an ENT. they just seem to ignore it. They don't know what to do. It's driving me crazy.
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