United Kingdom
A 29-year-old female asked:

Sore, itchy ( causing cough), smelly throat. what can be the reason?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Smelly throat?: A foul smell often indicates an infection. In your case, I would suspect your sinuses. Do you have any drainage down your throat? You should consider being evaluated by a doctor.
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