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Any tips for bad halitosis?

Any tips for bad halitosis?

Many options: First make sure you are flossing your teeth daily and brushing your teeth and tongue twice daily. Go to your dentist to make sure you do not have gum disease and for a cleaning twice year. If you wear dentures, clean them daily. See your regular doctor for a physical and ensure you do not have lung, liver or kidney disease. If you smoke, quit. Stay hydrated, dry mouth can be a cause of halitosis. ...Read more

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Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad taste = unpleasant ...Read more


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What are some home remedies for a really bad sore throat?

What are some home remedies for a really bad sore throat?

Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What OTC or home remedy is good for a bad bad painful tooth ache?

What OTC  or home remedy is good for a bad bad painful tooth ache?

Options: Try otc pain medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/aleeve/ibuprofen. Oragel also very effective for tooth ache. Best to do is to see a dentist to find out the cause of the tooth ache instead of just covering it up with pain medications. ...Read more

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Home remedies for acidity, gas and bad breath?Please!

Multiple reason: Although there are multiple reasons for bad breath, one reason is bacteria in your mouth and particularly the ones that cause gum disease. To eliminate that from the equation make sure you get a professional dental checkup/ cleaning, and be on top of home care specially flossing and brushing teeth and tongue. ...Read more

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I can't smell or taste good. My taste is limited. Why?

I can't smell or taste good. My taste is limited. Why?

Taste & Smell: The taste sensation is closely link to your smell abilities. If you loose your sense of smell, food will not taste the same. Loosing smell sensation is more common. This could be due to allergies, sinus infections or head trauma. Rarely other more serious conditions like tumor or degenerative disorders can lead to loss of smell. Please, check with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are some ayurvedic, unani, or homeopathic treatment for acidity, heart burn, sour taste in throad and mouth?

What are some ayurvedic, unani, or homeopathic treatment for acidity, heart burn, sour taste in throad and mouth?

Homeopathy: I can speak for homeopathy -- and there are many homeopathic remedies which can help with these complaints. However, to find the right one out of hundreds you do need to work personally with an experienced homeopath rather than trial and error. The homeopath will explore your entire history so that the remedy prescribed will help at a deep level. You may also need to change your eating as well. ...Read more

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How to treat this bad sore throat horrible taste in mouth?

That depends: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor bad cold and itching in throat?

Remedies: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a bad cough/sore throat other than cough drops and salt water?

What are some home remedies for a bad cough/sore throat other than cough drops and salt water?

My favorite: My favorite is a classic "hot toddy." specifically I use a camomile tea with honey, lemon juice and either rum or whiskey (about half-a-shot). The choice of spirits is up to you. The point is to drink a warm liquid that will relax you and open up your airways. (adult only for alcohol, however, lemon, honey, and tea can be used alone for those abstaining or kids.). ...Read more

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What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

What can cause mouth bad taste? And all food to taste bad?

?infections: Sometimes viral or bacterial infections, such as sinus disease may cause taste issues to occur. Other vague conditions such as simple allergies can sometimes affect your taste. If the problem persists, see a dr. For an eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What else do you recommend for bad seasonal allergies? Tried nearly everything OTC and prescription. Any homeopathic remedies or home remedies? Thanx

What else do you recommend for bad seasonal allergies? Tried nearly everything OTC and prescription. Any homeopathic remedies or home remedies? Thanx

Immunotherapy: Sublingual immunotherapy may be just what you are looking for. First dose of the pollen formulation is administered under the supervision of the allergist and subsequent doses are taken at home. Unfortunately not all pollens are available for this mode of treatment but have you considered allergy shots? (not to be confused with steroid shots for allergy) ...Read more

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Is eating too many cough drops bad for my throat?

Is eating too many cough drops bad for my throat?

Maybe: Why are you eating "too many cough drops"? Most are full of sugar, not so bad for your throat but not good for your overall health. ...Read more

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What's a natural treatment for tonsil stones and my bad breath?

Irrigate with saline: Be careful you don't aspirate one into your lung if you are irrigating your tonsils. ...Read more

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Any good remedies for upset stomachs?

Any good remedies for upset stomachs?

Yes: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; an upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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What're some good cures for a toothache?

What're some good cures for a toothache?

Phone Call...: ... to a dentist. The only person who can "cure" your toothache is a dentist. The sooner you call for an appointment, the sooner you will feel better. Make the call... ...Read more

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What's a good lasting toothpaste for bad breath?

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What's a good lasting toothpaste for bad breath?

Try BreathRx: Breath rx for fetid oralis maybe very helpful...Also, brush your tongue! ...Read more

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