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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Dry mouth: Many medications will cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor about medications and see a dentist also. Dry. Mouth will cause cavities. Avoid sugary and acidic foods and drinks. Avoid mouthwash with alcohol with can maki it worse. Biotene products are specifically made to help dry mouth. Chewing xylitol or sugar free gum can stimulate saliva flow. Keep well hydrated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.
See your doctor: Please see your doctor. Your symptoms could be suggestive of an irritation from the semen itself, but there is also the possibility of a sexually transmitted infection having been passed to you orally; a swab test can help determine this. It's important to practice safe oral sex practices to prevent STI transmission; dental dams are effective barriers in such cases. ...Read more
Sounds painful: As well. Please take your child to his pediatrician or pediatric dentist to be diagnosed and appropriately treated. On line consultation / recommendations would only be guesses at best. Hope this helps. ...Read more
More history: Usually "dysgeusia" with an odd metallic taste is from taking medications (even calcium carbonate) or "just happens" & is never explained. I trust you are otherwise well & do not have occupational exposure to lead, mercury, or cadmium. Try running floss across your tongue, and using plastic utensils. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medications,illness: Side effects for many medicines include taste in mouth. Always good to be evaluated if it persists very long! ...Read more
Putrefaction...: The contents of a recent tooth extraction socket is the "perfect storm" for bad smell: warmth, moisture, bacteria, and abundant fermentable organic debris, blood clot, and exuding serous exudate. Every recent extraction smells and tastes bad until the natural healing process allows the wound to close over, bringing resolution to the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons.: There are many possible reasons, however most of them are completely benign. History child seems uncomfortable, or is not growing well, please contact her physician. ...Read more
Dry Mouth: Can also cause the symptoms mentioned. Use non alcoholic mouth rinse and drink non sugary fluids to moisten the throat and mouth. Observe though if the tightness of the throat is due to constriction. It can be an allergic reaction to something taken or inhaled. Call your doctor. If you cannot breathe and started wheezing, it is an emergency situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had sex 1-2 weeks lst perid 31oct, 2day i had nausea,very light headache/dizzy, pressure in lower abdinmol, smelly breath sour mouth Pregnant?
Did you miss period?: You really can't tell pregnancy or not until you've missed your period. Once that happens I would wait another week before purchasing a pregnancy kit. If that turns out to be telling then, you'll have your answer. If it's negative you may need to repeat it. If you think there's ANY chance you could be pregnant then, stop all alcohol, drugs, & cigarettes until you know something for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I brush my teeth 2 times a day but still my mouth is smelly with throat balls .Please tell me what to do?
Bad breath,Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by several reasons. Starting with mouth, poor oral hygiene, gum disease dry mouth and not cleaning the tongue everyday could cause bad breath. Systemic causes could be stomach problems such as acid reflux and chronic sinus infections can cause bad breath. Check with your physician and dentist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be causing a salty taste in my mouth? I don't usr salt and try to stay aeay from salty foods and have edema and dark smelly urine.Plenty wat
Why do I sometimes develop whitish, smelly particles on my tonsils? Some can be removed, then they will be gone and return again.
Tonsil stones: Aka tonsilliths are calcified materials that form in the crevices of the tonsils, composed mainly of calcium, some phosphorus and ammonia(hence the odor--halitosis). The cause of this nuisance is unknown, but it is often considered harmless. Simple removal with a curette or oral irrigation is often adequate to get rid of them. If u r concerned/bothered by it, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Have tonsil stones for days.Smelly.Tried dislodge but now went too deep in and hidden between tonsils. Taste disgusting when food touch it.Suggestion?
I have been having white smelly stone looking things coming out from my tonsils. Could this mean I have tonsil stones?
I have tonsil stones.White smelly things on my right tonsil. I don't get them a lot and they go away in few days.Should i get my tonsils removed?
Probably not: This is a very common problem. Most people can manage the condition by frequent gargling with listerine or hydrogen peroxide, gently brushing over the area with a soft brush, or using a water pik to dislodge them. Sometimes the tonsils may become chronically infected, painful, or swollen. Then it may be time to consider removal. You should see an otolaryngologist and discuss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes bad breath and how can one prevent from getting such repulsive smelling breath? When one brushes there teeth in the morning and evening, it is still smelly forhalf a day.
Bad breath: Check with your dentist to make sure you have no untreated gum disease or decay. In addition to brushing and flossing, you should also clean your tongue by either brushing it or using a tongue scraper. The tongue harbors food debris and bacteria that can cause bad breath. Bad breath can also be the result of diet, acid reflux, and stomach/intestinal problems. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What can I do if I have a smelly scalp?, i take a shower everyday but when I am in stress or my head gets hot it smells like farts
Smelly Scalp: Scalp smell may be caused by an overproduction of oil from the sebaceous glands in the area. Additionally, an overproduction of bacteria, yeast or fungus on the scalp might cause a persistent infection. If your scalp infection is caused by a fungus, using an antibacterial treatment will not cure the smell. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a head cold and my nose is smelly. Should I be concerned about a possible sinus infection? It happens when i'm not sick sometimes too.
Be seen: That is not unusual during an infection, but if it continues after your infection is cleared, then it should be investigated. You might need a ct scan of the sinuses to look for a polyp or even a tumor. This presumes that you do not have a foreign body in your nose, as that is a common cause of foul smelling nasal discharge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Slight swelling above top front of ear on head. Clear non smelly liquid leaking out of top of ear. It gets cakey with hair. Need medication?
Oral hygiene: The color of teeth depends upon the integrity of the enamel(outer surface) if the enamel is more transluscent, the teeth will appear more yellow .The smell could be from the bacteria that lives under the gum between the teeth. That is why regular professional cleanings are necessary and flossing every 24 hours is required to prevent bacterial growth(and odor). Brush the surface of the tongue too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of doctor should I see for an abscess in my groin area. It comes a head, oozes some pus-like smelly liquid then gets hard & painful again.
Internist or Surgeon: I would see if it resolves after treating with antibiotics prescribed by an internist or infectious disease specialist. You need to take antibiotics that cover staph.Aureus both methicillin sensitive and resistant strains as well as covering strep. Pyogenes. I would also soak it with hot salt water. If it doesn't resolve you will need incision and drainage by a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get white smelly stuff comes up from the back of my throat. Comes straight up and I have to spit it out. What is it?
Other Symptoms?: How do you feel otherwise? Smoke? This could be coming from your sinuses, or your stomach, or even your lungs. How long has this been going on for? Just when you wake up, or throughout the day? If it persists, if you can cleanly catch some of "the stuff" (without mixing it with your saliva) save it and get it examined. ...Read more