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2yr old with viral rash, fever and ulcers all around edges of tongue. No ear or throat infection present. What's causing it? His breath smells so bad

Coxsackie virus? Coxsackie virus is usually a milder 3-7 day course self-limited infection commonly known as 'hand, foot, and mouth disease, ' named for the most likely sites it attacks. It occurs mostly in younger children, but also can affect older children and adults. Mouthwash, brushing, and a trip to the doctor are needed, bad breath is a sign of bacterial growth that can complicate the infectious course. Read more...

My sneezes smell but I do not have any on going issues such as flu or throat infection etc. It is extremely embarrassing. Any ideas why?

Sinusitis. Smelly mucus in the nose may be a sign that you have a sinus infection, also called sinusitis. A history of nasal drainage that's foul smelling and tasting is a symptom of chronic sinusitis. Treating your chronic sinus infection helps relieve your symptoms and stop the unpleasant odor. See an ENT doctor. Read more...