Causes Of Smelly Nose And Mucus?
I’m Adi, age 29, I want to ask if the nose always smells and often emits smelly mucus, why is that? I also have problems with my eyes, I can’t see, I’ve had 2 surgeries, I still can’t see because there’s always inflammation. And my face also has swelling in the cheeks. What disease do you think I am suffering from and can it be treated? In what way?
A smelly nose and accompanied by mucus discharge may be caused by sinusitis. Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinus cavities. The sinus cavity itself is a normal cavity on the face, the sinuses have various functions such as helping voice resonance, helping to warm breathing air. Inflammation of the sinuses usually occurs due to frequent colds, causing inflammation and thickening of the sinus walls.
Sinusitis can cause symptoms such as:
pain around the face such as the forehead, cheeks, headache, fever, prolonged runny nose, smells bad breath when breathing, may appear redness of the cheeks and swelling, if your condition is due to sinusitis, treatment with antibiotics or certain anti-inflammatory drugs is usually required. or if the state of sinusitis does produce a lot of pus in the sinus cavities, sinus irrigation is usually required.
but apart from that, the situation you are experiencing can also be caused by various other causes such as:
Allergic rhinitis infection of the nasal cavity / nasal cavity disorders of the nasal nerves Tumors of the nasopharynx Therefore, to determine the cause of the condition you are experiencing, you should consult an ENT specialist, and re-check with an ophthalmologist, so that later the doctor can examine your condition directly, and can provide therapy to you. There may be additional examinations such as blood tests, X-rays, or CT scans if necessary.
wear a mask when outside the house. Drink warm water in the morning. consume enough fruits and vegetables. Avoid exposure to secondhand smoke, and don't smoke.
the following article you can read about sinusitis
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