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Does sinusitis usually cause bad breath?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
The purulent drainage from a sinus infection can smell bad.
.. As it drains from the nose down the palate and into the throat... It can cause halitosis (bad breath).

In brief: Sometimes
The purulent drainage from a sinus infection can smell bad.
.. As it drains from the nose down the palate and into the throat... It can cause halitosis (bad breath).
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Greg Rubin
yes, in most cases
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Due to postnasal drip.
Referral to ENT may help to treat sinusitis, and may eliminate bad breath.

In brief: Yes
Due to postnasal drip.
Referral to ENT may help to treat sinusitis, and may eliminate bad breath.
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dr. Greg Rubin
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