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Hearing problems, excessive ear wax, bad breath, dry mouth, mucus in throat. What to do?

Hi, I've had problems with hearing for a while and also problems with bad breath for the past few years. I have alot of excess earwax and have been given olive oil and sodium bicarbonate ear drops. I wake up with a very dry mouth and throat with a lot of thick mucus. I also get a lot of mucus at the back of my throat during the day. I think this may be the cause of my bad breath and I think I may have a sinus infection. What do you think I should do? My doctor has only told me to use ear drops and to do steam inhalation to help but I seriously feel this is not enough to help. I appreciate your help, this problem is causing me hell.
Asked On : Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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Bad breath is caused due to -poor oral hygiene,sinusitis,INcreased mucous secretion of saliva.
Get your teeth cleaned.
Brush and floss your teeth regularly.
Use chlorhexidine mouthrinses to gargle.
Take plenty of fluids.
Also consult an ENT specialist.
Take care.
Answered: Mon, 10 Jun 2013
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