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What Bacteria Causes The Constant Foul Odor When One Has A Sinus Infection
Several: The foul odor is due to a combination of factors, not the least of which is stagnant pus in a cavity with decay due to the inflammation. Investigators at the univ. Of va showed many years ago that anaerobic bacteria may be causing sinusitis, and these organisms produce fatty acids and other materials which may be malodorous. Create drainage, irrigate, use antibiotics, treat allergies. ...Read more
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Sinus infection: yes it can. You may try saline lovage for nasal toile ting. As your infection resolves, the odor will diminish as well. ...Read more
I have biofilm in my nose and the bacteria is causing a foul odor. What are the treatments for this?
Yellow thick discharge with foul odor almost like rotton eggs. Do have a bladder infection could that be the cause?
I have chronic sinusitis on one side and acute sinusitis on the other. The re is a foul odor coming from my nose, especially when draining. What to do?
See an ENT : If you have foul odor coming from the nose then usually you have a serious bacterial sinus infection that needs treatment asap. You can start with neilmed sinus rinses two times a day until you see a nose/sinus specilaist. Once you see the specialist he will treat you with antibiotics and should get a ct scan of your sinuses. Definitive treatment can then be initiated. www.socalsinus.com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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.
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. ...Read more
My 2yr old how a foul odor coming from her nose that smells like rotting flesh what could be the cause of this?
Something's in there: If the smell is that bad, the usual cause is that the child stuck something up her nose (could be a piece of food). Sometimes it's a toy up the nose, such as a bead or a button. A pediatrician, an ear-nose-throat doctor, or an ER doctor can look up the nose to see what's up there. It could also be sinusitis without anything stuck up there, but the odor should not be so bad with just sinusitis. ...Read more
6yr/o has had 4 ear infections, strep throat and a uti since January. Is this normal or is this concerning? What can cause all these infections?
A very strong, sweet, musky and flowery smell is emmited after my mother sneezes.She is 41, no diabetes, sinus infection etc.What could be the reason?
Why does period have unpleasant odour and also discharge bad odour like something dead from vagina in ordinary time and what's the solution to high prolactin in the body?
I have a foul smell in my vagina for the first time in the history of my menstral cycle what could be causing this pungent foul smell?
Bacterial vaginosis?: The most common cause of foul vaginal odor is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. A thin, white or gray discharge often also is present. Trichomonas, an STD, also can do it but is less common. Also foreign body, e.g. forgotten tampon. STDs don't cause odor, but gonorrhea and chlamydia are more common in women with BV or trich. See doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Sinus pain in left side of face 2 weeks after a sinus infection. Over the infection what's the cause? This is also the 2nd infection in 2 months
History of UTI and yeast infections. After having sex with new partner my vagina has a foul smell to it? Is that normal my pH levels are unbalanced?
Need to fix pH: You likely have pH imbalance following UTI and yeast infections. If you smell a fishy odor after sex then you might have a bacterial infection. I would recommend taking a good probiotic daily and eating active culture yogurt for a few days to see if things improve. If no significant improvement then you need to see a practitioner for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i asked about a rotten egg smell in my nose and strong taste in my mouth. Turns out its not a sinus infection. What could be causing this?
Infected Tooth: Abscessed maxillary (upper) posterior tooth perhaps. Were any diagnostic films taken and were you given any recommendations or an rx at all? ...Read more
I have had a sinus infection for over a year now. It is accompanied by a foul odor and green phlegm. Is this normal for a sinus problem? No fever.
Chronic sinusitis : The symptoms you describe are suggestive of a chronic sinus infection. Treatment with a longer course of a strong antibiotic like Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can help most cases. You may need a sinus imaging study to further evaluate this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experiencing foul odor in my mouth that seems coming from deep inside instead of dental causes. What is likely the TRUE cause?
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by a number of different reasons, including, acid reflux, diet, sinus infections, tonsil stones, cavities, and periodontal disease. Without an exam and a medical history, it is impossible to guess the TRUE cause over the internet. Please visit your PCP and dentist to rule out any of the above possibilities. ...Read more
Lately, my urine has a smelly odor. I don't have symptoms of a yeast infection (irritation, discharge) . What is it?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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