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Cough And Bad Breath
Hi, my 6 year- old has a fever of 37.9 and has a cough and bad breath. She has said her lower tummy is sore. She has digeorge syndrome, asd, and vsd.
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Get your teeth checked for infection. It's on one side and you have bad breath. Good possibility it's from a localized source like a tooth since it's on one side, teeth will often refer pain to the ear and an infection can cause bad breath.
Based on just the information provided I'd look toward a lower tooth in the back of the mouth as a possible cause. ...Read more
My 3yo great-nephew has an occasional cough, bad breath and his temperature is high a lot of times when I check it. Maybe no connection. Should I wory?
Maybe: Cough, fever and bad breath in toddlers are common signs of a cold or possibly a sinus infection. If it's just a cold, it should go away by itself with 5-7 days of supportive care; if it lasts longer, he should be seen by a doctor. Preschool aged children typically get 4-6 colds per winter season, sometimes more and this can be normal. You can always ask his mom whether they've seen a doctor. ...Read more
The symptoms that I have now is ear pressure, cough, bad breath, and sore throat. What exactly is this and how come I'm not getting better?
I am having salty cough some time little blood with cough, also evening I feel bad breath, I went Doctor he said nothing I need your help badly please?
Cough: If this cough followed a simple viral headcold it may only be mild involvement of the trachea(windpipe) and should resolve in a few days without any specific treatment. If it persists longer, and especially if it isn't part of a simple headcold, further investigation is advisable including a chest X-Ray and a careful nose and throat examination in view of the occasional coughing of blood ...Read more
I have a bad cough, when i breath in real deep it makes me cough. I've coughed so much that my chest has begun to hurt. What can I do?
My son(8) has a chronic cough for the past 3 years. He's had tests done and ultimately prescribed albuterol + flovent. These meds help but there is still an underlying condition. Also, has bad breath?
All symptoms of pneumonia except fever. Could it still be pneumonia? Chest pain, bad cough, trouble catching breath, slight wheezing, etc.
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
I'm also experiencing a taste of bad breath along with cough. Could ear infection be causing these symptoms?
Seasonal flu : Is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. Try to quit the tobacco use, good opportunity. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. ...Read more
My 18 month d baby has a white coating on his tounge and bad breath he has had s viral infection with a cough and cold what could this be?
My son has cough for 3days now he complains of tummy pain on and off as well he pees a lot with runny nose and has bad breath any advice? His 5yrs
Post Nasal Drip and Bad Breath? Allergic Rhinitis, Colds, Cough viral and bacterial infections, Toothache, Mouth breathing
See your physician: There are many and various illnesses which could match your description. I can appreciate your concerned, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your physician for physical and referral to other specialties (e.g. dentist, ENT) if needed. Take good care. ...Read more
Have got bad cold. Just started coughing really bad can't breathe also very bad pressure on my chest also chills fever. Painful. Should I be worried?
Small stinky debris come flying through my mouth while coughing and brushing which smell really bad and I had bad breath. How to get rid of this.
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by several things. One, is tooth bacteria, but your tounge has crypts that have bacteria as well. Tonsils, and acid reflux can also cause bad breath. Brushing your tounge and watching what you eat can be helpfull. Speak to your dentist and maybe a physician if you suspect reflux. ...Read more
I am wondering if I have something else besides sinusitis? Feel like I have bad breath, acid reflex, diarrhea, vomit, and coughing, hot and chills??
Brush tongue ; floss: While acid reflux can be an issue, it is no longer considered a primary cause of bad breath. The major causes of non-food related breath odors (garlic etc.) are gum disease and rotting food particles on the tongue. Floss daily ; use a toothbrush w-toothpaste to brush as far back on your tongue as possible. (colgate total with antibacterial triclosan works great!) Voila, no more bad breath! ...Read more
Several things: There are many causes for bad breath. Among the more common are gingivitis (inflammed or infected gums), possibly from poor brushing and flossing, and little stones that are formed in the holes in your tonsils, called tonsilloliths. There are more rare causes too. If good brushing and flossing doesn't help, you might see your dentist, primary doctor or nurse practitioner for help. ...Read more
Depends on cause: See the following website: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist. Com/fresh-breath-control. Htm there are both dental and medical causes of bad breath. You really can't "cure" bad breath although you can prevent or treat it. The most common cause is poor oral hygiene. See a dentist (and\or a physician) for help and guidance. ...Read more
Bad breath : Remedies for bad breath include regular oral hygiene, dental cleanings, brushing the tongue every day. Keep the mouth moist all the time and if you have any acid reflux problem or any other stomach problems, see your physician. Using an alcohol free mouthwash after meals will help as well. ...Read more
Gum disease for one : Tonsillar stones are one of the most common causes of chronic bad breath. Periodontal disease is another. Also, a decayed tooth, or gastric reflux as well. Don't over use mouth rinses to hide oral odors, rather see a dentist or ENT to rule out some of these issues. ...Read more
Many causes: Bad breath can be caused by various conditions. Food which begins breakdown in the mouth eventually is broken down enters the bloodstream carried to your lungs and finally given off in your breath. Poor oral hygiene leading to gum disease adds to halitosis. Smoking and tobacco chewing can cause it as well. Finally, medical conditions such as diabetes, liver and kidney disease can cause halitosis. ...Read more
Many things..: But you first need to determine the cause. Is it dental, diet, gastrointestinal, sinus in nature? You need to first have a dentist examine your teeth and gums for any cavities and periodontal disease. After those items are addressed, you can see a gastroenterologist in regard to acid reflux and your diet. Hope this info helps get your social life back on track... ...Read more