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I throw up frequently, about over 12 times this year after eating foods, even after brushing teeth What is wrong?

I throw up frequently, about over 12 times this year after eating foods, even after brushing teeth What is wrong?

You may have a: Significant problem. Ask your primary health care provider to refer you to a gastroenterologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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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


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Throw up yellow bile every now in then in the morning while tongue cleaning/brushing teeth, what does it mean? (24 years old)

Throw up yellow bile every now in then in the morning while tongue cleaning/brushing teeth, what does it mean? (24 years old)

Gag reflex: You just might be hitting a gag reflex area. These usually can cause a reflex that can make you gag and can bring bile up which skin like that's what you doing. You could have something known as gerd, or acid reflux so the acid in the stomach isn't in you stomach but in you mid chest region do its easier to come up. ...Read more

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Can vomiting while brushing teeth in the morning be sign of pregancy?

Can vomiting while brushing teeth in the morning be sign of pregancy?

Pregnant?: If you think you may be pregnant take a home preg test as they are very reliable, if negative wait one to two weeks and take it again. If positive see your obgyn. Gagging when brushing may be due to pregnancy or you hit your gag reflex when brushing your tongue, the side of the tongue or the tongue side of your lower back teeth. ...Read more

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Frequent vomiting, small things trigger it: brushing teeth, coughing, etc. May have a long uvula. Is there anything else he can do to stop it?

Frequent vomiting, small things trigger it: brushing teeth, coughing, etc. May have a long uvula. Is there anything else he can do to stop it?

Uvula?: Do you have an extra long uvula? If so, you may want to have it evaluated by an ENT. They can operate those, which is relatively easy. ...Read more

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Been doing it for years I have reflux also but certain times when brush my teeth I gag for 2 min trying not to throw up why?

Been doing it for years I have reflux also but certain times when brush my teeth I gag for 2 min trying not to throw up why?

More sensitive: The acidity of the acid reflux and just possibly a hyperactive gag reflex may be creating your problems. Sometimes it is good to swish your mouth with very cold water or a strong mouth rinse prior to brushing, especially when brushing your tongue. Trial and error and try not to think about it when doing it. ...Read more

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I'm having trouble keeping food down. When I brush my teeth I throw up just about everytime?

I'm having trouble keeping food down. When I brush my teeth I throw up just about everytime?

Use a smaller brush: If this problem has been going on for a long time than you need to see an ENT for evaluation immediately! . If this is recent, than start by seeing your dentist first as you may just have a very strong gag reflex. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux sometimes when I get a cough or brush my teeth I start gaging like im gonna throw up sometimes do alittle what is the cause of this?

I have acid reflux sometimes when I get a cough or brush my teeth I start gaging like im gonna throw up sometimes do alittle what is the cause of this?

More sensitive: The acidity of the acid reflux and just possibly a hyperactive gag reflex may be creating your problems. Sometimes it is good to swish your mouth with very cold water or a strong mouth rinse prior to brushing, especially when brushing your tongue. Trial and error and try not to think about it when doing it. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as brushing your teeth too often?

Is there such a thing as brushing your teeth too often?

Definitely: I occasionally see patients who brush their teeth either too often or for too long a period of time. Anything in life can be overdone and cause problems. What happens, especially in older individuals where there has been some gum recession, is that they cause erosion or abrasion of the root surfaces of the teeth, which are softer and more easily eroded than tooth enamel. ...Read more

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Is brushing teeth with soda ok?

Is brushing teeth with soda ok?

Baking Soda?: The baking soda works as an abrasive, much like coarse sandpaper vs fine grit sand paper. I discourage the use of baking soda... Even in toothpaste as I feel it is too abrasive for teeth. ...Read more

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What are ways to get 2 year olds to not be scared of brushing teeth?

What are ways to get 2 year olds to not be scared of brushing teeth?

Make it fun: Sing a song he or she likes while you help brush. Let them read a book while lying on the floor. Incorporate something fun into the routine, but remember that you need to help your 2 year old brush. After, have him or her show you how they do it on their own. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bleeding while brushing teeth?

What to do if I have bleeding while brushing teeth?

See your Dentist: Bleeding gums is a sign of inflammation. This can be a sign of other problems. I would suggest that you see a dentist and their team to give you needed care which may be something simple that you can easily do at home! ...Read more

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Is there a recommended order for brushing your teeth, using mouthwash, and flosing?

Is there a recommended order for brushing your teeth, using mouthwash, and flosing?

Yes: Brush to remove the main debris where your brush can reach. Floss to clean in between and where your brush cannot reach. Rinse to complete the process. You might also add in the waterpik after brushing to " powerwash" your teeth. Good question. ...Read more

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Help please! Could brushing your teeth rid yellow teeth?

Help please! Could brushing your teeth rid yellow teeth?

Not likely: If your teeth are noticeably yellow, then a thorough dental cleaning and bleaching can lighten your teeth. However, once you have lightened your teeth, brushing and flossing will do wonders to keep your teeth bright and your gums healthy. ...Read more

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Does brushing your teeth in warm water make them yellow?

No: Brushing your teeth with warm water will not make them yellow. ...Read more

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What to do if I have gums bleeding while brushing teeth?

What to do if I have gums bleeding while brushing teeth?

Not good: Bleeding gums are a sign something is wrong. It could be simply food between your teeth too long. Or there could be a general health problem like diabetes or a vitamin deficiency. See a dentist if improved brushing and flossing doesn't clear it up in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Gums bleeding while brushing teeth, should I be concerned?

Gums bleeding while brushing teeth, should I be concerned?

Yes: Bleeding gums are not healthy and you should be concerned about this. The bleeding is caused by bacteria and the toxins the bacteria produce. They will destroy your gum tissue and if bad enough the bone supporting your teeth will be destroyed. You should see a dentist and have your teeth cleaned. Meanwhile make sure you are brushing and flossing at least twice a day. ...Read more

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Can brushing your teeth with tumeric powder whiten your teeth?

Can brushing your teeth with tumeric powder whiten your teeth?

Possibly: But using gels and toothpates that are formulated to do just that will give you better results. ...Read more

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Help please! Is brushing your teeth enough to get rid of bad breath?

Help please! Is brushing your teeth enough to get rid of bad breath?

First things first: You need to have the cause of your halitosis determined. Is it a dental problem, gum problem, acid reflux, or your diet? Just masking the bad breath for 5 minutes with a "product" will not solve your problem... It will only frustrate you. Have a dental check up and then consult with your physician. Once the cause of your halitosis is determined, proper advice can be given. All the best.. ...Read more

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Would brushing your teeth immediately after vomitting cause tooth decay?

Would brushing your teeth immediately after vomitting cause tooth decay?

Better suggestion: Recently, it has been shown that it is better to wait 30 minutes after ingesting acidic liquids such as many sports drinks and some fruit juices before brushing your teeth. This leads to tooth erosions. With this in mind, I would suggest that you thoroughly wash your mouth out with plain water, and then you can brush and floss 30 minutes later. ...Read more

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Is using salt good for brushing teeth when I'm bleaching with baking soda?

Is using salt good for brushing teeth when I'm bleaching with baking soda?

Not Recommended: You may be doing more harm than good when it comes to brushing your teeth with salt and baking soda. OTC safe whitening products (e.g. whitening toothpastes or gel) available today for home use at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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What could cause breath to smell like milk, even after brushing teeth really well?

What could cause breath to smell like milk, even after brushing teeth really well?

GERD, SEE GP: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is implicated as a cause of bad breathe to smell like milk. See your doctor for evaluation, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Tongue recently feels numb and tingly after brushing teeth with "colgate total white"?

Tongue recently feels numb and tingly after brushing teeth with "colgate total white"?

Time for a change: Many people cannot tolerate the 'more intense' flavors of toothpaste, so something more mild might be better for you. If that doesn't work, look for one without sodium laurel (or laureth) sulfate in it. This chemical is a detergent added to prolong shelf life, but some people do not tolerate it well. ...Read more

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How much contribution does this have on formation of cavities? : not brushing teeth one night after drinking coke

How much contribution does this have on formation of cavities? : not brushing teeth one night after drinking coke

Hard to quantify: You've asked a difficult question to answer. If this was the only time and you are rigorous about your oral hygiene under normal circumstances, than the additional risk was minute. If on the other hand this is a repeated pattern, than you're at a higher degree of risk. Regardless, it sounds like you already know the appropriate behavior! Be tough and stick with the program! ...Read more

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I brush my tongue when brushing teeth; although it is always white and furry through the day. Could this be due to not drinking enough water?

I brush my tongue when brushing teeth; although it is always white and furry through the day. Could this be due to not drinking enough water?

Possibly: Although it might be normal anatomy, or something else. Honestly, it's hard to say without actually clinically examining you. My recommendation would be to have your own dentist examine you and tell you for sure. ...Read more

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Some reports say to preserve the benefit of Fluoride, you have to wait b30 min before rinsing with water after brushing teeth, . How is it possible?

Some reports say to preserve the benefit of Fluoride, you have to wait b30 min before rinsing with water after brushing teeth, . How is it possible?

Topical fluoride: The fluoride needs time to penetrate through the enamel of the teeth in order to replace the existing ions with cavity-resistant fluorine ions. It's better to wait to rinse so that you don't wash off the topical fluoride. ...Read more

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Due to not brushing teeth when younger I have yellow teeth, I brush regular now but they never change colour what can I do, I can't afford to spend alot?

Bleaching strips: Go to your pharmacy or target or walmart and buy crest professional whitening strips, get two sets and use both one right after the other, but first make sure you have a good cleaning with your dental hygienist. ...Read more

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Spitting of blood while brushing teeth, should I be concerned?

Spitting of blood while brushing teeth, should I be concerned?

Yes!: At least you have inflamed gums which is a sign of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease may affect seriously your general health. Se your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more

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What causes sore in the mouth? Found it brushing teeth?

What causes sore in the mouth? Found it brushing teeth?

Canker Sores: Can be linked to problems with the body's immune defense system. The sores may occur after a mouth injury due to dental work, aggressive tooth cleaning, or biting the tongue or cheek. They usually heal without any treatment in about two weeks or so. In office treatment we use debacterol, a medication containing 50% sulfonated phenolics and 30% sulfuric acid. They heal in two days. Dr. Use only. ...Read more

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Is it bad if I am skipping brushing teeth before going to bed?

Is it bad if I am skipping brushing teeth before going to bed?

Well, lets put it: Like this - it would be better if you were brushing them before bed. ...Read more

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I have bleeding while brushing teeth, should I be concerned?

I have bleeding while brushing teeth, should I be concerned?

Yup: It really depends on the cause of your bleeding... Are you brushing too hard, do you have periodontal disease, or do you have an underlying medical condition? These questions need to be answered, and for that you will need to make appointments first with your dentist and then with your physician for examinations. ...Read more

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Could brushing your teeth too much cause gum disease?

Could brushing your teeth too much cause gum disease?

No: No. Gum disease is untreated bacterial infection that produces irritants that cause the gums to swell and cause bone to be lost, which leads to gum recession and loose teeth. Overbrushing can lead to gingival (gum) recession if too much force is used, as in heavy scrubbing motion or using a hard or firm bristle toothbrush. ...Read more

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Is it okay to rinse with mouthwash after brushing teeth?

Is it okay to rinse with mouthwash after brushing teeth?

Sure it is: Many people like to use mouthwash, and the right time to use it is after you clean your teeth. Note that mouthwash is not a substitution for proper oral hygiene, but rather an adjunct. ...Read more

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Brushing teeth 3 times a day and still yellow and smelly?

Brushing teeth 3 times a day and still yellow and smelly?

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 more

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Is bleeding while flossing and brushing teeth a bad thing?

Is bleeding while flossing and brushing teeth a bad thing?

Yes: In a healthy mouth, your gums should not bleed when flossing. Bleeding indicates there is inflammation present that is likely from plaque and tartar deposits on your teeth. You may need your teeth cleaned or you may have some gum disease. Your dentist can help you with both problems and instruct you on how to properly brush and floss in the future to prevent it from getting worse. ...Read more

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Can brushing your teeth with household bleach work to whiten them?

Can brushing your teeth with household bleach work to whiten them?

Do not try: Household bleach is not intended for intraoral use. It will irritate and burn your mucous membranes and can cause serious health problems. Read the label. Use it to clean your laundry and bathroom; for that it works very well. ...Read more

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Bleeding tooth while brushing teeth with baking soda, should I be worried?

Bleeding tooth while brushing teeth with baking soda, should I be worried?

Bleeding tooth: If
your tooth is acutally bleeding
see an oral surgeon....Like....Yesterday

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the bleeding is from the gum you need to
see a periodontist asap

dont mess with this
get going. ...Read more

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How long can it take for tooth decay to kick in by not brushing your teeth?

How long can it take for tooth decay to kick in by not brushing your teeth?

It varies: Dental decay is a demineralization of enamel, following by the advancing of the lesion into dentin and ultimately the nerve. The rate of the decay depends on the host factors, the amount of sticky or ferment carbohydrates on the tooth, the saliva quality and quantity (age related), the oral hygiene, the occlusion, the environment optimal for food impaction (open contact, gap, faulty restoration). ...Read more

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What is the differences between brushing teeth with cold, cool, warm or hot water?

What is the differences between brushing teeth with cold, cool, warm or hot water?

No difference: The temperature of the water makes no difference on the effectiveness of your brushing. It is a matter of personal preference. However if the water is too hot it can burn you. Some people have cold sensitivity. ...Read more

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