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A 66-year-old female asked:

Every morning my nose is plugged up, & i expel a lot of mucous when i brush my teeth. later in the day, i'll sneeze & ache all over. what is it?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Many possibilities: Usually this type of problem has several influencing factors. Allergies play a part, diet and inflammatory responses contribute. A reason found commonly is related to candida (yeast) overgrowth. If appropriate, you may need to go on a "yeast starving" diet, which initially has virtually no carbohydrates, which yeast thrives on. William crooks, md has published guides for this. Also may need meds.
Dr. Travis Titlow
Dentistry 40 years experience
Allergies?: It sounds like typical seasonal allergies with the possibility of a sinus infection.

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