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Foul odour from nose. Checked with ENT specialist, dentist. What could it be?

I have a foul odor which comes from my nose which will not go away..... I went to the dentist 2 days ago thinking may be I just had bad breath.... I have been to an ENT and I am currently under his care and still no resolution. I have an appointment schedule for Friday to do a full exam. What could be the problem? I have had a CT Scan and my ENT told me I have infection in the sinus cavity. The compound nasal spray he recommended is not working. Please help I am so embarrassed by this odor, I m at my last point :(
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Thanks for posting your query.
The foul odour from nose may be due to mucous discharge from nose due to sinus infection.
Take complete course of antibiotics and analgesics prescribed.
Use steam inhalation frequently.
Avoid exposure to cold weather.
Intake of cold fluids and food items has to be limited.
Get a thorough scaling done by a dentist.
Brush and floss your teeth daily.
For further concerns,please do visit an ENT specialist.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 17 May 2013
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