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breath that smells like ammonia

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not clear: How can you be tested for halitosis? Are you referring to a device which samples sulfur based compounds? If so it can be dependent upon when you are t ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Malyon
36 years experience Dentistry
Bad breath: Many things can contribute to bad breath. It usually helps to brush the roof of the mouth and tongue. Better yet is to get a tounge scraper to clean t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I'd serious examine your oral hygiene and whether you have a subtle sinus infection or a tonsillolith.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: What you described should not cause bad breath. You may wish to consult a dentist for oral hygiene. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This means it is : Time for a medical evaluation. Can't determine the cause of his symptoms online. He will need a comprehensive medical history, physical examination & ... Read More
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Would recommend : A visit to the physician first for a checkup if he hasn't had one recently. A dental checkup is also advocated if he hasn't had one recently either. ... Read More
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Sounds like he likely has an infection, may be even periodontal disease. Some medical conditions, gerd & diabetes come to mind can also be a possibi ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinus or cavities: Most likely from sinus infection or cavities. Would recommend taking him for an exam with his pediatrician.
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See MD, also DDS: See your doctor who can tell you whether or not you have diabetes and what's causing your breath to smell like that. More likely a kidney issue than d ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Fecal breath: I certainly would have your child checked out by your doctor or a pediatric gastroenterologist
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Not from esophagus : It could be a metobolic byproduct or from the mouth / sinuses. But it is not from the esophagus or stomach.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Bad breathe: Dental disease is the most common cause of breath odor. See a dentist asap for an exam. Brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. Strep d ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: Foul smelling and bad tasting phlegm is likely a sign of an infection of the sinuses or lungs. Time for a visit to your primary care physician!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
35 years experience Periodontics
Increase oral hygien: Try to eat less dairy products and be sure to continue or start regular dental maintenance visits. Dailey oral hygiene, including flossing and brush ... Read More

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