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A 45-year-old female asked:

Musky smell in nose for months after a sinus infection. ct scan came back clear. dr has no answer for the smell. its a constant odor affecting smell.

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Dr. Robert Sterling
A Verified Doctoranswered
47 years experience
MayHaveToTakeALook: Absolutely weird things aside(like something wrong with the nerve for smell, or some kind of foreign body stuck up there, like tissue, cotton, or an alien implant)--then maybe there's what I call "shmutz" up there left over from the infection(the sinuses are notorious for not draining properly).You'd need a Smutzogram.But they are not available on this planet.Try a Neti Pot. Next, nasal endoscopy.
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