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My 91 yr old mum is complaining that she can smell and tast

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My 91 yr old mum is complaining that she can smell and tast almonds I do not use and never have used anything with almond in. I have given her peppermint and changed her pj any thing else I can do

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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Hi I'm Dr. Phil

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Can I ask your first name?

Customer: I have a 91 yr old Mum who is complaining of an almond smell all around her - I ve tried peppermint to get ride of it it is causing her some distress any advise
Customer: Tricia
Dr. Phil, MD :

hi Tricia

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nice to meet you

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does she take any medicine?

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or have any other symptoms?

Customer: Only a iron tablet once a day otherwise nothing ( lucky woman)
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Dr. Phil, MD :

That's great at 91!!!

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any supplements?

Customer: yep
Customer: no other symptoms - her appetite is not what it use to be - but she eats reasonable well and a get her 5 a day
Customer: no supplements
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Dr. Phil, MD :

any sinus congestion or allergies?

Customer: not allergies But it could be hay fever Not sure what you call tree pollen Few panicking here a bit but that does seem to be an explanation
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Dr. Phil, MD :

that explains it

Dr. Phil, MD :

get the allergies treated and the almond smell will go away

Customer: yep many thanks good to talk especially when it 5am good bye
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would you mind rating me positive first?

Customer: yep no problem
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