What to know about phantom smells (phantosmia)

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Phantosmia is when someone thinks they notice a smell that is not there. Phantosmia is also called a phantom smell or an olfactory hallucination. Sinus problems, seizures, stroke, and schizophrenia can cause phantom smells. Learn about types, symptoms, and treatment of phantosmia and related conditions here.
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Schizophrenia is a disorder of the mind that affects how you think, feel and behave. Schizophrenia causes a range of various psychological symptoms including hallucinations, delusions, muddled thoughts and changes in behavior. Antipsychotic medications and psychosocial treatments have proven effective in treating acute psychosis and reducing the risk of future psychotic episodes.
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