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Breath Smells Like Pee
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
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
My 3 month old babys breath smells like urine what could this be? He has cmpa and is on nutramigen allergy milk
My breath smells like urine, why?never had this before & i have great dental hygiene
(Have suprapubic catheter due to fowlers syndrome if relevant)
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many 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
My urine smells like rotten eggs and sulphur. My sweat & my breath smells the same. Ppl say my breath smells like metal. No uti, diabetes, or STD.?
My 3 yr old son has a mild fever, compared to yesterday's high fever. He isn't vomiting and his urine output is fine. His breath smells funny, sour?
Mouth odor: Make sure that you are brushing your son's teeth even though he is sick. It is important to keep him hydrated and well nourished. The bad breath may be related to his illness and should improve when he does. However, if it does not improve, then see a dentist and get his mouth checked. ...Read more
Extreme body odor can be smelled from far away Strong bad smelling urine Bad breath Saw Dermatologist Nephrologist Kidney is fine but smell is 24/7?
What do you do?:
Body odor is caused either by something you eat or from bacterial breakdown such is axilla or other locations. Are you eating something such as garlic or other types of food that comes through your pores. Do you use deodorant or bathe at least once per day?
These are routine suggestions. ...Read more
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
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
I have acid reflux frequently. Lately I suspect it's the cause of why my wife says my breath "smells like salami". Should I be concerned?
Reflux, GERD: Due to the adage "Happy wife, happy life," if your wife doesn't like salami there is cause for concern. However, more important is that about 10% of patients with frequent heartburn develop Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous condition. Most often it occurs in middle-aged white men, but anyone can get it. You should see your doctor to see what treatments or tests (endoscopy) might be needed. ...Read more
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
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
Not from esophagus : It could be a metobolic byproduct or from the mouth / sinuses. But it is not from the esophagus or stomach. ...Read more
See a dentist: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more
I have been having a foul smelling and bitter phlegm for the past one week. It is hard to even smell my own breath. Smells like a dead animal. Help!!
For about a month now, my husband has been complaining of excessive fatigue. Also, his breath smells like raw meat/meat that is just beginning to rot. What should I do?
Gum disease: There is high probability that he is experiencing gum disease. The centers for disease control tell us that 75% of individuals over the age of 12 suffer from gum disease and this is one of the signs. It is caused by the breakdown of blood by bacteria which results in volatile sulfur compounds being produced. These can smell like rotten eggs or sewer gas. ...Read more
Gum infection: It is quite possible that your husband has gingivitis or periodontitis. I would recommend a consultation with a dentist or periodontist. If his gums and supporting structures of the teeth are healthy, one might consider seeing a physician to rule out gastric, adenoid or respiratory issues. ...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 more
My 4yr old son has been eating alot more lately and today his breath smells like onions to me. What could cause it.
Gas: As we eat more foods sometimes the combos can produce different odors from gas Also makes sure you brush teeth regularly ...Read more
Could be reflux: You might be having a problem with reflux (gerd). Try cutting back caffeine (coffee, tea, soda), avoiding lying down for 1-2 hrs after eating, limiting mints, mint gum, citrus items. Monitor your diet to see if you can see a connection between food(s) you're eating and your symptoms and then limit those items. If these things aren't helping, see your doctor. ...Read more
Gum Disease #1: The #1 reason for bad breath is gum disease. Volatile sulfur compound (vsc) are released which causes the rotten egg smell. There are mouth rinses that will neutralize vscs, but the source, which is most likely infected gums, needs to be treated. You will need to see your dentist to treat any gum infection and your physician to rule out a sinus infection or other possible source of your problem. ...Read more
My niece says my breath smells like moth balls I've just recently had a cleaning with no cavities or gum disease. What should I do? I
Simple solution: Halitosis even after brushing needs a powerful help. You can brush and floss and still have a bad breath. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more
I have gas build up in my body. The gas is not causing any pain or discomfort but i has severe bad breath which smells like excrement for 2 months now?
Bad breath: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth and gum disease. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more
My toddlers breath smells like sick, but he is behaving and eating normally. Is there anything wrong with him or is this normal?
Ok: Toddlers typically have sweet breath. Bad breath in this age is unusual. I worry about things like dental disease, tonsils or sinus disease. Kids don't have much in the way of sinuses but they do have some. I've even had patients with bad breath who had a bead and a bean stuck in the nose unknown to the parent. Chronic colds and dental disease are the most common reasons in my experience. ...Read more