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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Sweet smell in nose constant?

Sweet smell in nose constant?

Need more info: False odors can be due to injury of the olefactory (smell) nerves in the nose that can follow a severe viral nasal infection, injury to the nerve such as following a head injury, sinus infection, or rarely a frontal brain tumor. See ENT doctor if persistent. ...Read more

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Numbness in throat sinus pain sense of smell and taste gone nasal passages stuffed far up?

Sinusitis: This certainly sounds like a significant sinusitis. When you lose your sense of smell and taste the nose is so blocked up that air can't get into the parts of your nose responsible for smell. You should see your primary care doctor or your ENT doctor for treatment which may include antibiotics and possibly oral steroids. ...Read more

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Fever cough sore throat bad taste in mouth?

Fever cough sore throat bad taste in mouth?

See your doctor: It may just be a viral process, but if fever is high could be strep. See your doctor who can check it out. ...Read more

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Have some foul smell in nose and taste in mouth. Tonsil infection or sinus problem?

Have some foul smell in nose and taste in mouth.  Tonsil infection or sinus problem?

Foul smell: Foul smell in nose/mouth can be caused by both sinus/tonsil infection. With sinus infection one has nasal congestion with thick yellow/green nasal discharge/post nasal drip with tonsil infection one has sore throat. ...Read more

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I have odd smells in nose n odd tastes in mouth dry eyes and sinuses?

I have odd smells in nose n odd tastes in mouth dry eyes and sinuses?

Dry mucous membranes: When the mouth or nose gets dry normally present bacteria types can change which in turn may effect taste and smell. Some medications and allergies can cause these findings as well. An autoimmune process called Sjogren's can do this and can be serious. Taste and smell changes can occur if the hippocampus part of the brain is disrupted. You should see your doctor and be examined and tested. ...Read more

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Strange smell in my nose, infection?

Strange smell in my nose, infection?

Maybe.: Sinus infection often causes you to have a change in your sense of smell and can cause bad breath. ...Read more

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I have stuffy nose ,sneezing,itch nose,and dripping in back of my throat,?

I have stuffy nose ,sneezing,itch nose,and dripping in back of my throat,?

Allergy: you are having allergy sinusitis allowing the sinus to drip to the back of your throat. Take the proper medicine from OTC like Claritin, or Zyrtec, take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. ...Read more

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Really raging tickle in throat on/off 4 15yr this makes me feel sick and retch sometimes accompanied by strange smell in nose. Nose continually blockd?

Really raging tickle in throat on/off 4 15yr this makes me feel sick and retch sometimes accompanied by strange smell in nose. Nose continually blockd?

Could be seallergies: Your symptoms seems to be very much as " seasonal allergic rhinitis" or inflammation of sinus due to exposure to spring pollen ! depends on your local area - pollen saturation in the air is high between february to july! you may try otc antihistamine as Allegra , nasal saline rinses to " flush nasal passages "! if more symptoms persists you may see your doc to prescribe more effective medication. ...Read more

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Why does the mucus in my throat taste metallic?

Why does the mucus in my throat taste metallic?

Metallic taste: A metallic taste in the mouth can occur with vitamin deficiencies. Take A complex b stress vitamin daily and this usually resolves. Buoy can also get a metallic taste in the mouth with a facial nerve weakness and a condition called Bell's palsy. If the face is symmetric when you smile you do not have to worry about this. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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What causes bad smell in exhaling? I've no bad breath but been told breathing out through the nose smell bad.

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What causes bad smell in exhaling? I've no bad breath but been told breathing out through the nose smell bad.

Sinusitis: If breathing out of the nose smell bad then you may suffer from sinusitis. Chronic use of nose spray also cause chronic sinus inflammation. Treat the cause, not the symptom. Go to your ENT to see a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Strange smell in nose mean infection?

Strange smell in nose mean infection?

It is possible.: A bad odor coming from any area of the body could signify an infection. Not all bad odors are a result of infections though. ...Read more

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Bad smell in sinuses , I'm only one can smell bad oder .

Bad smell in sinuses , I'm only one can smell bad oder .

You could have: a sinus infection. speak with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) who may prescribe an antibiotic or may wish to see you. A cuture can be taken from the back of your throat (where sinuses "drip") Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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Dry mouth in the morning. Horrible taste in throat. Like feeling sick in my throat not stomach. When it happens its a really sour taste. Please help?

Dry mouth in the morning. Horrible taste in throat. Like feeling sick in my throat not stomach. When it happens its a really sour taste. Please help?

Mouth breathing ?: Acid reflux? Oral hygiene? Dental issues? Diet? So many possibilities for your problem. A full medical history and dental examination would go a long way in isolating the cause(s). Please see your dentist and physician for consultations. ...Read more

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When breathing in deep i smell a strong odor and my nose burns. Nose is stuffy but not congested only smell it with deep breathing thru nose?

?Sinus issues: Not sure what this is, may be allergy mediated rhinitis or a sinus issue causing this symptom, get eval to assess the nose and nasal area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Have severe sinus infect. taking 600mg Cefdinik daily.Big adenoids, Bloody nose down throat, rust smell, scratchy throat. Just a bloody nose draining?

Have severe sinus infect. taking 600mg Cefdinik daily.Big adenoids, Bloody nose down throat, rust smell, scratchy throat. Just a bloody nose draining?

Revisit your doctor: while cefdinir is good for acute sinusitis, it is not ideal for chronic bacterial sinusitis, in addition you may be having blocked drainage of your sinuses, you need to be re examined and possibly need CT of your sinuses or referral to an ENT, ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more