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Anytime I drink alcohol I smell like feces, my skin is sticky, I have bad breath and body odor. Please help me understand what's going?

Anytime I drink alcohol I smell like feces, my skin is sticky, I have bad breath and body odor. Please help me understand what's going?

Alcohol Dependence: I understand your distress. Let Wise Woman within you ask: •How long is your use of Alcohol? •Effect on marriage, relationships, work, and finances? •Drugs or gambling Addictions? •How deep is your desire to decreasing Alcohol; and reasons for it? See a Psychiatrist for •Therapy to understand use of Alcohol, •to learn coping skills to deal with stresses •Attend AA Meetings Your Life is Precious! ...Read more

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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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What causes shortness of breath the day after drinking alcohol?

What causes shortness of breath the day after drinking alcohol?

Sob: Many possibilities some depend on how much alcohol you drank the day before and what your general physical and cardiovascular condition is. Did you aspirate? ...Read more

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Does drinking prune juice cause bad breath?

Does drinking prune juice cause bad breath?

May or may not: Bad breath (halitosis) is usually a multifactorial occurrence. The most plausible cause is the luffy epithelial layer of the tongue, which can collect and hide millions of bacterias and chemicals, hence the bad taste or odor. Many foods and drinks can exacerbate such process. Other factors are accumulation of plaque & tartar build up between the teeth & restorations, cavities, & sinus drainage. ...Read more

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I have chronic dry mouth and bad breath. No dental problems and no medication. No smoke or drink. Causes? Who should I see for help? Gland problems?

I have chronic dry mouth and bad breath. No dental problems and no medication. No smoke or drink. Causes? Who should I see for help? Gland problems?

Might be: Chronic dry mouth can be of neurological or endocrine (glandular) origin. It could lead to breath issues as well. If you aren't taking any meds, many of which have this as a side effect, a visit to your primary care provider could be helpful to figure out the dry mouth. One thing that can help bad breath for many is to add brushing the top of your tongue to your oral hygiene regimen. ...Read more

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I brush my teeth for 3 minutes, i floss, i drink water, and i don't eat foods that cause bad breath (onions etc) but for some reason i still have bad breath?

I brush my teeth for 3 minutes, i floss, i drink water, and i don't eat foods that cause bad breath (onions etc) but for some reason i still have bad breath?

Bad breath: A foul odor coming from the mouth is usually bacterial. Very often from bacteria housed in tartar (calculus). Getting your teeth cleaned by a hygienist regularly is very important. Another area can be the back of the tongue. Be sure to brush your tongue or use a tongue scraper. ...Read more

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Alcohol or non alcohol based mouthwash for bad breath?

Alcohol or non alcohol based mouthwash for bad breath?

Either: Both types of mouthwash are going to have agents in them that will kill bacteria that tend to cause bad breath. If you are aware of halitosis, be sure to brush your tongue well, especially toward the back. This is a common source for bad breath. Also be sure to get your teeth cleaned at the dentist if it has been a while. Mouthwash helps, but often just covers up the real problem. ...Read more

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Does listerine without the alcohol just over mass bad breath or dose work the same as the reg.?

Does listerine without the alcohol just over mass bad breath or dose work the same as the reg.?

No difference : About 25 %-30% of Americans suffer from chronic bad breath. The most common cause of the bad breath is bacteria. Bacteria that cause bad breath release sulfur compounds and it stinks. Regardless, what kind of mouthwash is used, the best way to get rid of bacteria: floss and brush teeth and clean the tongue twice a day. Also see your dentist on the regular basis at least 2X a year. ...Read more

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The surface of my tongue thats usually white becomes coloured, like yellow. Having bad breath a while. Not a smoker, not drinking. What to do?

The surface of my tongue thats usually white becomes coloured, like yellow. Having bad breath a while. Not a smoker, not drinking. What to do?

TONGUE BRUSH: Your oral cavity contains over 100 strains of bacteria.The tongue is a good place to hang out so buy a metal or plastic tongue scraper or use your toothbrush to scrape your tongue. Also use a mouthwash or hydrogen peroxide rinses. ...Read more

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Some people can eat or drink anything and never have bad breath, other people always have bad breath. Why the difference?

Some people can eat or drink anything and never have bad breath, other people always have bad breath. Why the difference?

Many causes: Some people have different bacteria on their tongue that causes bad breath. Also, periodontal disease, draining root canal abscesses, and diet can affect your breath. Gi problems can also contribute. ...Read more

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Not smoke, no drinking, is there anyway of avoiding bad breath and dry mouth first thing in the morning?

Oral hygiene: Brush, floss, listerine before bedtime. Drink water through the day. Many medications cause dry mouth. Also see your dentist regularly. ...Read more

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Foul smelling stool; bad breath (milder but similar to stool). Eat fruits, vegs, balanced diet& drink lotsa h2o. Brush regularly. Please help?

Foul smelling stool; bad breath (milder but similar to stool). Eat fruits, vegs, balanced diet& drink lotsa h2o. Brush regularly. Please help?

Regarding bad breath: There are many causes of bad breath, both medical and dental in origin. See the following website for some more information. However, you will have to see a dentist who can evaluate you for dental causes. In addition, you should see a physician to rule out medical causes and discuss your issues with him\her as appropriate. See: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.Com/fresh-breath-control.Htm. ...Read more

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Why my 6 months old baby cough when she eats a baby food? And why she has a bad breath ? And when she drink her milk you can hear some wheezing

Why my 6 months old baby cough when she eats a baby food? And why she has a bad breath ? And when she drink her milk you can hear some wheezing

Pediatrician: Solid foods ( pureed) should not be introduced until 6 months of age. The wheezing can be related to mucous or food allergy- I suggest a pediatric evaluation and go very slowly with solids. ...Read more

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Excessive yellow, green, & tan mucus in throat for years & causing bad breath. Allergy medicine & drinking liquids does not help. What could this be?

Excessive yellow, green, & tan mucus in throat for years & causing bad breath. Allergy medicine & drinking liquids does not help. What could this be?

? chronic sinusitis: you may very well need an antibiotic for sometime in addition to other prescription medicines to clear what you have, but after careful evaluation by your doctor / ENT specialist if need be. Allergy medicines or drinking water, although healthy, won't help you out, good luck ...Read more

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What can cause me to feel guilty about drinking alcohol?

What can cause me to feel guilty about drinking alcohol?

When you're aware: That you're drinking compulsively, you might feel guilty for drinking alcohol. This awareness might come to you after an episode where you black out or forget what you did when drinking, or someone confronts you with your behavior the next day. Or, someone in your life is telling you that you're drinking too much, and you "try" to cut back but can't. If desired, you can get help through aa. ...Read more

Dr. Greg Rubin
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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