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Metallic smell when you have a cold

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Belle82 Fri 03-Jan-20 15:03:55

Does anyone else get a metallic smell in their nose or back of their throat when you have a bit of a cold?
I tend to get it worse when I am bending downwards, (like doing the dishwasher/filling the washing machine) or lifting something heavy like my toddler grin

Just trying to work out if I'm going crazy or not 😂

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Wishimaywishimight Fri 03-Jan-20 15:08:58

I get that - its sinuses. I find a nasal wash helps in the early stages sometimes. Its a horrible taste though!

Belle82 Sat 11-Jan-20 14:25:34

Thank you, I always worry when I get it as I know phantom smells are a sign of strokes and such like x

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