Conditions with symptom: 'smelly breath'
Hey,I've lately observed that I have tonsil stone. Every morning I try to get them out but I don't think everything is usually taken out because when I swollow my saliva I experience a foul taste at my tonsils. I use mouth wash but its of no use... Sometimes I use my finger and pass it on my tonsiljust to see if its smelly. Sometimes I smell nothing but most times it has a slight stinky smell (not high). My questions are:1. Is the method mentioned effective in testing breath? 2. Would my breath smell from a distance? Thanks. God bless!
The number 1 way to see how others observe your breath is to take the inside of your wrist and pick it with the BOTTOM of your tounge let it dry for a few seconds and smell it.
I read on a forum about how a woman cured her tonsil stones for good. She breaks open a probiotic tablet(any brand she says, I bought ultimate flora with 10 different strains for about $26 at Rite Aid) and she drops it into about 2 mouthfulls of warm water. She then would hold it in her mouth for about a minute moving her tongue around and trying to get it into all the little spaces at the back of her throat and then swallow it. I've been trying this for 2 days so far and so far no tonsil stones, but I did eat some dairy and had that horrible taste in my mouth immediately afterwards. I'm just waiting for my shipment of oral probiotics to come in and hopefully that will work for me. I believe that I upset the natural balance of bacteria in my mouth by obsessively brushing and using mouthwashes to kill as much bacteria as possible. Now I need to restore the good bacteria because it seems that the bad bacteria are naturally better at re-populating.
Im 15 and a girl. I always wake up with really bad breath and my mouth is full of really smelly slimy stuff and its just really awful because i cant see anyone in the morning unless I've brushed my teeth and tongue straight after getting out of bed. What should i do?
Hi im 14 and have had both braces and a retainer, when I was l ittle my breath always smelt, even if I spent 15 mins brushing my teeth, I went to my dentist and he put me on antibiotics, for a while and it seemed to stop, but my bad breath has come back now, I chew chewing gum at school, but it doesnt help, I even take a toothbrush and tooth paste to school with me, I need help I feel really awkward around others and hardly talk for fear of my breath please help me .....
Hi, I get bad breath too even though I spend ages brushing my teeth really thoroughly. I've found that flossing at least once a day, using a toothbrush with a tongue cleaner on it and wiping that quite gently from back to front on my tongue and using 'Oraldene' mouthwash has really helped. The mouthwash tastes rank, but it works really well. Hope this helps
Hi Laura You may be dehydrated, often bad breath is a sign of this. Drink plenty of water, or if you dont like plain water try adding just a drop of squash. If you have a white coating on your tongue this is an indication of too much sugar in your diet which can also cause bad breath, so cut back on sugary drinks, sweets and fruit juices. Get yourself a tongue scraper and get used to using this every morning before you brush your teeth
my son is four years old and has nasty smelly breath, its like and eggy gone off smell?? his teeth are fine and has good dental health apart from this. it can smell straight after brushing or can take about an hour after brushing for it to smell. it is very noticeable and i really want to get this sorted out for him. he has a good diet is active and is otherwise healthy. any advice you can give would be great thank you.
I'm 17 and I've had chronic bad breath for 6 years, it could be longer but I was told 6 years ago. When I finally plucked up the courage to visit a GP, I had my tonsils removed, as I had bad tonsil stones. I have also had my wisdom teeth removed. Today I done something which I've never done, I finally told a medical professional I had bad breath, normally I disguise it with other things like a sore throat with the tonsils etc. My dentist said my teeth are perfect and I shouldn't have bad breath?! I really don't know what to do, I was so scared of saying I had bad breath, and when I do I'm not given an answer?! I brush twice a day and floss, scrape my tongue and use mouthwash. No one else in my family suffers from it, my mother has awful yellow and black rotting teeth and she's a heavy smoker and coffee drinker, but I've never smelt bad breath on her. I do get a bright yellow coating on my tongue throughout the day and I feel like I may have post nasal drip. Can anyone please help me, I know this is long but I'm desperate I'm close to suicide. Thank you
hey its not the answer. you might have gerd or post nasal drip. btw how did you know you have bad breath??
Get 3% hydrogen peroxide from the grocery store. First scrape your tongue floss and brush teeth. When you brush teeth brush the top of your mouth your gums and your vtongue. After that mix equal parts of hydrogen peroxide and water and rinse and gargle for 45 seconds, spit it out and rinse mouth with water. Do this in the morning and before going to bed.If the source of your bad breath is your mouth or tonsils this will fix it . It works very well.
im 21 and for the last few months i have been having constant vaginal discharge it is really smelly and i mean really smelly. its preventing me from doing intercourse with my partner or even sitting close to people as it is really noticeable. please help
i am 14 and i am getting it to my mum is worried someone please help
15 i have the Same problem, im due in about 3 days!:/
im 18 and have never had odour problems before i bath every other day and wash daily. ive never had smelly feet smelly armpits or smelly privates but just recently my privates smell (slightly fishy) and my armpits smell of b.o i dont understand cos ive not changed anything i dont over wash or under wash. I use deoderant as needed. My hair had become a lot greasier and i burn up on a night. can anyone help?
It's probably a change in your hormones that's causing the change. I've suffered from that since i began pubity an it is rather embarrassing. I have been to the GP about it but they couldn't really help me :/
Hello, Im 17 years old, i discharge all the time..its smelly, not really sure on the coulor I have the implant to stop my period because they were heavy and very painful, even then i discharged. I am very concerned with this because im not sexually active, i have had sex with 2 people. i am really worried about it and its stopping me from doing regular things, because its so smelly! Please help!
Whenever I exercise I go bright red in the face, my arms also then go red and my chest does. It's even gone so far as I've turned somewhat purple. I don't hold my breath and I breath like most people who exercise, I am not overweight and I do not smoke. Any idea what's wrong?
This past month, my farts have been really smelly (terribly smelly, worse of the worse in fact), although my diet has stayed the same the whole time. I've also recently started feeling ill and needing to pass a lot of gas, and I mean A LOT. Is there something wrong with me?
I to produce endless amounts of gas since a change in my bowel movements. My doctor keeps giving me Macrogol powder but I'm not improving .
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