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a very bad odour comes from my nose when i go into a crowd

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a very bad odour comes from my nose when i go into a crowd i feel so bad its affecting confidence its called ozena please help me my name catherine age 77 years
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Thanks for this question

This could be a sinus infection or chronic sinus inflammation.

I recommend you ask your GP for a referral to an ear nose and throat doctor (ENT)

They may need to give special medicine to clear up the sinuses