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Sore Throat Causes Bad Breath
HI, have sore throat with white little spot on the back on my throat. Had protected sex a month ago. No fever and bad breath. This mean any s t d?
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 have puss balls coming out from the sidewalls of my mouth. Bad breath and thirst occur as well. No sore throat. Have had it for weeks. Any ideas?
Not on the Internet: Please sign off of the internet and get yourself to medical care today. Your statement is the very definition of when one goes to the doctor. ...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
I've had a sore throat for 5 days, got worse early & has remained the same. Strep assay neg. Have a yellow tongue, bad breath, swollen throat. Virus?
I am experiencing sore throat, toothache, bad breath, tongue problems (quality: white patches, white hairy) and lip swelling with bumps on my top lip.
Tonsil has white mucus on it, but not red & swollen. Also have a sore throat and noticeably bad breath when brushing teeth.
Right tonsil swollen for months. No sore throat or any sick symptoms. 500 mg naproxen x2 a day did nothing at all. Mucus bad breath and tonsil stones?
ENT.: Chronic conditions like yours, should be evaluated by the specialist ENT doctor. Most probably you will have to take antibiotics. ...Read more
I've had all these symptoms for the past 3 months: nasal congestion, tired, achey body, headaches, dizzy, weak, sore throat, bad breath what could it be?
Chronic infection: You may well have chronic sinus infection, but this might not explain the weakness and muscle pains. You should be seen by a primary care physician and if necessary referred to an ENT doctor. Hope you are better soon. Why did you wait 3 months? ...Read more
Removing your acrylic retainer after eating and at night to rinse off or soak is very important and helpful in keeping bacteria from overpopulating on the acrylic. Bad breath can be a possibility if your not.
In regard to the phlegm...the natural reflex of the mouth when food or anything else enters is to produce increased saliva.
sore throats is most probably unrelated ...Read more
Some doctors say I need a tonsillectomy, some say no. I've had tonsil stones for over a year with bad breath and many sore throats. Surgery? Pros/cons
2 treatments: There are 2 main schools of thoughts of treatments. Conservative treatment; salt water gargles, extraction of stones manually, and treatment of infections. Surgical; gets rid of the conservative treatments but has the added risk of bleeding. At some point you will need to make the choice. ...Read more
Doctor can examine: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat illness is bothersome (as in this case), recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Worsening symptoms means seeing a doctor right away. ...Read more
I'm having trouble swallowing drinks and food. I also feel my throat is dry and sore. I'm drooling and I've recently started having bad breath.
PopularWithTheGirls?: Sounds like you've got an infection in there, buddy! It may or may not need antibiotics, but it's at least a 50/50 chance for you. If you also have a fever and maybe some tender areas in the front part of your next, then it's 90/10. Drooling isn't a very good sign, either, so I suggest you see a doctor before it gets worse and see whther or not you need to take an antibiotic or another medication.+ ...Read more
For 5 days I have had a bad cough that hurts my throat so I have had a sore throat some headaches & when I'm on my side and I breath my chest hurts?
Chest pain: Time to go see the doc and see what is going on. ...Read more
I have had a bad sore throat only on the right side. Hurts when I talk, breath or eat. I have taken otc meds and gargled salt water.
Right sore throat: Do you sleep on the right side mostly? You could have post nasal drip at night which is irritating the throat. Most likely cause, allergies. Especially at this time of year. Try over the counter Flonase or get a prescription from your doctor. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more
She had been in burnt houses doing clean up, now she has a bad cough, sore throat, chest pain, &shortness of breath. What will help?
Don't treat at home: She needs to see her doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
My daughter is running a high then low temp, really bad sore throat, been sick, nose bleeds and says it hurts to breath?
I've got a very bad sore throat. My throat is burning and cant breath properly. Have a mild fever and cant sleep... im 37 weeks and 3 days?
How can I have breath that doesn't smell so bad? I brush my teeth in the morning & at night & floss & use mouthwash as well. What can I use that will help it not smell? I have morning breath & sore throat
I have a bad sore throat, hard cough, yellow mucus, chest pains, shortness of breath, and fast pulse.
See a doctor: Suggest you see ahealth care provider for examintion and appropriate treatment ...Read more
What could be the cause of my shortness of breath had for 2 months started from a sore throat Chest X-ray clear had prednisone a inhaler didn't help?
Bad cold, started w/ sore throat, stuffy nose, sinus pressure. Now slight shortness of breath along w sinus pressure. I take BP meds, what can I take?
Nasal irrigation.: Sounds like you have a bad virus! start with a neti pot or nasal saline irrigation. It sounds weird but works great to clear up the nasal congestion. It's all natural and won't affect the blood pressure! you can also add in some Ibuprofen for the sinus pressure. Give it 5-7 days and if still no improvement, see your doc. Most of the time antibiotics don't work for sinus infections. ...Read more
YES!: With your symptoms of a sore throat and pain with coughing combined with difficulty breathing, you should definitely see a doctor. If you are making wheezing noises from your throat or if you find it difficult to breathe when you are on your back, you should see your doctor or go to the emergency room asap. ...Read more
I have a sore throat, and pain from the left wing of my throat and I have a terrible breath. What's that might be?
I have a sore throat that is extremely painful. It's hard to eat/drink and sometimes breath. Have looked in throat and no white at back so far. Help?
Likely viral: Infection. You can try a throat spray like chloraseptic for symptomatic relief ...Read more