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18 y/o bad breath; have GERD and tonsil stones, doctors say tonsils are too small to remove, what are some ways to reduce halitosis?
Bad breath: Maintain regular dental visits. Brush and floss thoroughly at least twice a day. Clean your tongue with a tongue scraper or toothbrush...See your dentist or dental hygienist for proper technique. Control your gerd with diet. Gargle with mouthwash to try and flush debris from the tonsil areas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can tonsil stones form after tonsils and adenoids are removed? wife has severe halitosis, great dental hygiene, non smoker, non drinker...
No: But anything is possible. Could be from GERD, gum infection, pet nasal drip, infected sinus, abscessed tooth, change in Meds or supplements, impacted food debris, etc. Start with a dental examination. Ask Dentist about tongue scraper. Let him/her do oral hygiene evaluation. If cause is not a Dental her Dentist will refer her to appropriate Physician to continue investigation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do all ENT's do laser tonssil resurfacing? I want to go this route for my chronic halitosis instead of full tonsillectomy
Yes, certainly: Bad breath is smell of gases that certain gas /odor producing bacteria release in your mouth. Billions of those bacteria form colonies under your gum line, deep inside gum pockets, between teeth, on your tongue, on your tonsills , on your hard palate, your chicks etc.. Bacteria are everywhere in your mouth... So -when you exhale -everybody around you can smell it... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tonsil stones, white stuff on tonsils, my tonsils are swollen, but they don't hurt very much and bad breath i haven't been with anyone in 5 months hlp?
My boyfriend has bad breath and little white things in back of his throat. Could these be the tonsil stones, and what do we do about it?
See the doctor: there are many things that can cause halitosis, and since this appears to be a change in the way his breath usually smells, and because of the whiteness that you see in the back of the throat, he should see his doctor to be evaluated. Although these are not likely to be tonsil stones, they do need to be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
16 yr old has chronic bad breath. Dentists say not teeth/gums. Read about tonsil stones. It looks like she has 1. Should i take her to dr? Any info?
Really bad breath because of my tonsils I have a lot of tonsils stones i don't know how to get rid of the smell brushing teeth and mints not helping?
Prevention is key: To prevent bad breath and tonsil stones in the future, you must use dental floss, oxygenating toothpaste and mouthwash and a tongue cleaner to effectively neutralize the anaerobic bacteria from the very back of the tongue. This procedure three times a day will prevent tonsil stones from forming again. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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