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My 3 month sons breath smells like feces.. Should I be concerned??

My 3 month sons breath smells like feces.. Should I be concerned??

Fecal breath: I certainly would have your child checked out by your doctor or a pediatric gastroenterologist ...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


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What can I do to get rid of breath smells like feces?

What can I do to get rid of breath smells like feces?

Determine cause: Once the cause of your halitosis is determined, you can treat it. It is related to your teeth, your diet, acid reflux, sinus problems.. Hard to tell over the internet. It would be best to consult with a local dentist and physician to rule out any of the above problems. ...Read more

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Hi Dr. When I have a bowel movement, my breath smells like feces for the remainder of the day/night. Brushing, flossing/roof/tongue no help.

Hi Dr.  When I have a bowel movement, my breath smells like feces for the remainder of the day/night.  Brushing, flossing/roof/tongue no help.

Dental visit : You should consider being seen by a dentist and investigating your teeth to make sure that's not the primary source. Acid reflux may also cause bad breath. But bad breath typically is not related to bowel movements. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been experiencing bad breath for about a year now and it smells like feces and I honestly don't know what to do. I brush my teeth twice a d?

Hi, I have been experiencing bad breath for about a year now and it smells like feces and I honestly don't know what to do. I brush my teeth twice a d?

See a dentist : Halitosis, bad breath is caused by poor dental health, tooth decay and may be a sign of other health problems. Also the type of food you eat or other factors like smoking can effect your breath. Rec.: see a dentist to determine the cause of the problem and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have bad breath odor that smells like ammonia and/or feces. I was tested negative for halitosis, negative for sinus or tonsil problems and GI tested?

I have bad breath odor that smells like ammonia and/or feces. I was tested negative for halitosis, negative for sinus or tonsil problems and GI tested?

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 the surface of the tongue, where lots of bacteria tend to accumulate. Patients with gum disease often have oral malodor. ...Read more

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Stool and breath smells. It is not my oral hygiene.And i started belching a lot, maybe cause i had beans last night, but i pooped it out, still burping?

Stool and breath smells. It is not my oral hygiene.And i started belching a lot, maybe cause i had beans last night, but i pooped it out, still burping?

GI issues: First you should go to doctors for definitive diagnosis. The issues you could be halitosis or possible GI issues like reflux and other pathologies. Your doctor can find cause and treat. ...Read more

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Breath smells like faeces.

Breath smells like faeces.

Several conditions: Several conditions in the mouth can cause halitosis (bad breath), such as gum disease, dental infections, poor dental hygiene, tonsil infections, multiple oral ulcers, etc... In children (or sometimes adults), if constipation is severe, the stool can be backed up so far that there are fecal odors coming out the mouth... so an exam is needed to see what is going on. ...Read more

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My sons breath smells like poo?

Bad breath: There are so many questions we would need to ask and many possible causes. Therefore I suggest you start with a visit to the dentist for an exam. If necessary your dentist may suggest a medical evaluation as well. ...Read more

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Does it mean I have diabetes if my breath smells like urine?

Does it mean I have diabetes if my breath smells like urine?

Possible: It's possible but this is not a reliable way to diagnose diabetes. I recommend seeing your doctor and get a blood test done to figure this out the correct way. ...Read more

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Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more