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I keep getting a very strong smell similar to diesal and a

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I keep getting a very strong smell similar to diesal and a metallic taste I am on HRT. ?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi--how long has this been going on and do you have any medical conditions? Any other symptoms right now?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Just over a week and no other symptoms

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
And about your other medical conditions?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No other medical conditions?

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK Sharon. Usually this means either a gum or a sinus infection or a problem with gastric acid reflux even if there's no problem with heartburn or indigestion. Vitamin B12 deficiency can sometimes be the cause too. I'd suggest you see your doctor for an exam because you may either need antibiotics, something like Zantac or Prilosec, or vitamin B12 supplementation
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