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Why does everything taste and smell burnt?

Everything smells like campfire burn.. and tastes like it too. Even things that I know have a distinct taste/smell like perfumes and coffee. My boyfriend used to smell good to me, now he smells like a burnt log. What's going on?


Asked by Anonymous at 2:12 PM on Jul. 1, 2011 in Health

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Answers (8)
  • did you guys go camping recently?

    Answer by samurai_chica at 2:13 PM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • nope it's been a long time

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 2:14 PM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • Hmmm, I would make a doctors appt. How long has this been going on? It could be due to some kind of vitamin deficiency or something would be my guess.

    Answer by Tarrar at 2:16 PM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • Sinus Issues? G/L

    Answer by liss05 at 2:22 PM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • my DH recently lost his sense of taste- then came other signs of Bells Palsey was his official diagnosis- it took 2 weeks before all the symptoms had gotten bad, from the onset of the taste issue.

    Its usually something going on if your taste is distrurb that much and smell too worth seeing the dr. Could be a bad sinus infection coming on.

    Answer by 2teens2LOs at 2:28 PM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • /i would see a Doctor---that sounds like a neurological problem. The site in your brain that interprets smells,odors seems to be having a problem.

    Answer by minnesotanice at 2:37 PM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • That's crazy! It would freak me out a bit, too.

    I know that having things taste different or craving non-food items can be a sign of a vitamin deficiency, so I am kind of with the PP that this might be the same?

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 2:37 PM on Jul. 1, 2011

  • minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 2:40 PM on Jul. 1, 2011