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Breath Smells Like Feces
Fecal breath: I certainly would have your child checked out by your doctor or a pediatric gastroenterologist ...Read more
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, 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?
Brushing not enough: Brushing alone will not create a healthy oral environment. Halitosis may be caused by GERD, medications, diet, failure to clean between teeth, need to dislodge material from top of tongue, infected tonsils/adenoids/sinuses, metabolic disorders, etc. Please, you need a full work-up by BOTH your General Dentist and your General Physician. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Plaque bacteria: Most bad breath comes from bacteria in your mouth. Have you had your teeth cleaned recently? You need to brush your teeth, floss and clean your tongue, and see a dentist regularly. Periodontal disease will cause bad breath. If your mouth is clean and healthy then see md. Medical causes could be diabetes, acid reflux, gerd, allergies, post nasal drip. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Halitosis/Bad Breath: It has been recommended that there is an enhange of bacteria when kissing someone. If that individual has halitosis or "bad breath", it is reasonable to assume a transfer of this bacteria. It is recommended to see a dentist to have this evaluated if the symptoms persist. ...Read more
My 4yr old son has been eating alot more lately and today his breath smells like onions to me. What could cause it.
Needs evaluation: It means that something's out of balance. Start with Dentist to evaluate for infection. Then see Physician to evaluate for systemic problem. Please call now. ...Read more
Reflux: Without other details, we can't be sure. He could be spitting up in his mouth. Another reason for the smell is post nasal drip: if he has nasal allergy and produces mucus in his nose, it could drip to the back of the throat and cause the breath to be foul. Take him to the doctor to have this sorted out. ...Read more