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Left tonsil swollen a little pain left ear little pain when swallow feels like lump in throat. Bad breath nasty taste in mouth?

Left tonsil swollen a little pain left ear little pain when swallow feels like lump in throat. Bad breath nasty taste in mouth?

Ok....: without an exam, I can only give general information. and sinus infection frequently causes these symptoms. furthermore signs of infection involving collectiions of purulent material are indicative of a situation in which antibiotics are helpful. Might mention that strep infections fail zithromax 1 in 3 times and the mroe serious fusibacterial infections (mouth germ) doesn't respond it at all. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Does Jevity 1.5 which is a nutritional formula I use through a peg tube cause bad breath or bad taste in mouth?

Does Jevity 1.5 which is a nutritional formula I use through a peg tube cause bad breath or bad taste in mouth?

Jevity: Since it isn't meant to be tasted, Jevity is rather...unappealing. If you are tasting it, please discuss with your doctor. Meanwhile consider sitting up during your feed. ...Read more

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Lower two wisdom teeth extracted exactly a week today. When will stitches dissolve and why do I have really bad breath and bad taste in mouth.

Bad Breath: The stitches will dissolve over time (2-6 weeks depending on the type used) if they are not silk sutures typically black so see your dentist to have that checked. Re bad breath are you rinsing vigorously 3x/day? It is common to get food trapped as the sockets heal you may need a curved syringe to remove the debris with water so see your surgeon for this. ...Read more

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Bad breath and a bad taste in my mouth constantly. Is there any way i can fix this?

Physician/dentist.: Your symptoms can come from diet, sinuses, tonsils, bad gums, dirty teeth and many other sources. Start with the most likely in your opinion and see the correct person-either a dentist or physician. If they can't discover a reason, go see the other doctor. ...Read more

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Awful taste in mouth that won't go away - bad breath as well. What do you suggest?

Awful taste in mouth that won't go away - bad breath as well. What do you suggest?

See dentist: Determine if you have cavities or periodontal disease... Treat those problems first, and if the condition persists, then see a physician regarding acid reflux and changing your diet. All the best... ...Read more

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I have been having this new bad breath problem. I have never had this taste in my mouth before and my diet hasn't changed. What could have caused this?

I have been having this new bad breath problem. I have never had this taste in my mouth before and my diet hasn't changed. What could have caused this?

Many Possibilities: Most commonly, bad breath is caused by bacteria in your mouth breaking down food. Other causes of bad breath include everything from fungal infections to gastrointestinal diseases, diabetes, certain medications, and excess tobacco or alcohol. Consider seeing a doctor if simple treatments(chewing gum, brushing/flossing, staying hydrated, swishing water) do not help or other symptoms appear! ...Read more

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Root canal was extracted now I have bad taste and bad breath in mouth, and a little discomfort. What should I do? It's been 3 days

Is it improving: If the discomfort is improving with each day then its just part of the healing process. You may want to rinse with hydrogen peroxide or salty water more often. This will irrigate the wound and clear the drainage tastes ...Read more

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I have halitosis. I have exception oral hygiene. Bad breath taste is coming from the back of my mouth. My mouth often tastes acidy. Cause & cure?

I have halitosis. I have exception oral hygiene. Bad breath taste is coming from the back of my mouth. My mouth  often tastes acidy. Cause & cure?

Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated. ...Read more

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Bad Breath (Definition)

A foul odor from the mouth. Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with ...Read more