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What is the best treatment for chronic sinus infection? I have a severe bad breath and would like to get rid of it.

What is the best treatment for chronic sinus infection? I have a severe bad breath and would like to get rid of it.

Consultation: I would immediately schedule an appointment with an ENT to determine the cause of your sinus problems. Which might be much more than your bad breath ...Read more

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What's it called when someone begins to manually breathe and puts much focus on it? Sometimes I do this. What's best treatment. I know it's not normal

What's it called when someone begins to manually breathe and puts much focus on it? Sometimes I do this. What's best treatment. I know it's not normal

Interesting: Breathing is an autonomic thing. "manual breathing" as you characterize it may be a psychological action brought on by anxiety or thinking outside the box allergy. That person should see his/her family physician to get to the bottom of this and make any referral to specialist if warranted. ...Read more

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Is inability to take a deep breath part of mitral valve disease and what treatments are there?

No: Mitral valve disease is complex and knowing which type of disease ( regurgitation/leaking or stenosis/narrowing) would help as would the severity but that is not a common symptom. ...Read more

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How do infants inhale breathing treatments? My daughter usually closes her mouth & breathes through her nose & sometimes uses her paci to calm down.

How do infants inhale breathing treatments? My daughter usually closes her mouth & breathes through her nose & sometimes uses her paci to calm down.

Through the nose: Infants ideally inhale medications given by nebulizer through their nose, although inhalation through the mouth if crying is also effective. A properly fitted mask is key. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for large left herniated disc L2 l3 and pain upon sitting or lying down.

What is the best treatment for large left herniated disc L2 l3
and pain upon sitting or lying down.

Depends on pain: Most disc herniations heal with time. Depending on pain levels, medications like antiinflammatories and muscle relaxers are often helpful. If there is severe enough pain, an epidural injection may help. About 10% to 15% of patients need surgery. ...Read more

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What is the first treatment in the hospital for people with COPD who can't breathe?

What is the first treatment in the hospital for people with COPD who can't breathe?

O2, medications: O2 most often 2l/min, breathing treatments with albuterol and atrovent (ipratropium) and intravenous soumedrol and in some cases antibiotics. We may have to do chest x-rays to rule out pneumonia. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any "treatment" to bad breath?

Please let me know if there is any "treatment" to bad breath?

Three possibilities: Bad breath usually is caused by one or a combination of these three problems: teeth, sinuses, digestive issues. First see dentist for a complete exam and cleaning to fix and/or rule out dental issues. If not resolved then see ear, nose and throat specialist and gastroenterologist. Your choice which one first. In the mean time brush and floss twice daily and use listerine or pro-health mouthwash. ...Read more

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Is bad breath a clinical condition? What are the treatment alternatives for persistent bad breath?

Is bad breath a clinical condition?  What are the treatment alternatives for persistent bad breath?

Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many conditions. Make sure your gums are health. Gum disease can cause "perio breath". Start tongue scraping. Here is a link: http://www.Smithtownsmiles.Com/blog/02202013-0814/tongue-cleaning-path-better-oral-health dry mouth from low saliva can contribute to bad breath. Dry mouth can be caused by hundreds of medications and a fes systemic disease. ...Read more

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