Multiple Weird Symptoms when I smell perfume, air freshener or cooking smell

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I am a 43 years old male with generaklly in good health.

Symptoms :

  • Upper back discomfort and pain while smelling perfume, air freshener or cooking then it can move into the chest in front.
  • Pain can move into the upper back and side of the shoulders. 
  • Sometimes it is only an itchy feeling. 
  • Sometimes it is associated with eating food.  
  • Red throat all the time with mild acid reflux.
  • No cough or shortness of breath. 

Medication : Singular, Seretide inhaler, antihistamine, nasal spray Dymista and Xolair

Duration: more than 3 years and increasing gradually

Tests done:

  • Oxgen is 99%
  • Breathing test is normal
  • IgE is 157 before starting xolair
  • CT-Scan is normal

Please let me know if any further tests needed or any disease close to my symptoms.

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    Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, can cause symptoms such as nasal congestion, sneezing, itching, and a red throat. It's possible that your upper back discomfort and pain, as well as the red throat, could be related to this condition. On the other hand, the mild acid reflux you're experiencing could be contributing to your symptoms, especially if it's causing irritation and inflammation in your throat and upper respiratory tract. This irritation may exacerbate your sensitivity to other triggers.

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