Top 19 Doctor insights on: Why does my breath smell like vomit
Reflux: Without other details, we can't be sure. He could be spitting up in his mouth. Another reason for the smell is post nasal drip: if he has nasal allergy and produces mucus in his nose, it could drip to the back of the throat and cause the breath to be foul. Take him to the doctor to have this sorted out. ...Read more
My 3 yr old is constantly having reflux anything he eats or drinks comes up, his breath always smells sour almost like vomit, everyday all day?
A visit to the: Dentist and pediatrician I'm assuming have already been done. Good hygiene (oral and overall) are obviously paramount. With that said there is a dental rinse called smart mouth available otc that I have had patients report really helps. Make sure the brushing of the teeth and tongue is happening at least 2x/day for at lest 2 minutes each time. A tongue brush system by tung is also very good. ...Read more
My 3 yr old son has a mild fever, compared to yesterday's high fever. He isn't vomiting and his urine output is fine. His breath smells funny, sour?
Mouth odor: Make sure that you are brushing your son's teeth even though he is sick. It is important to keep him hydrated and well nourished. The bad breath may be related to his illness and should improve when he does. However if it does not improve, then see a dentist and get his mouth checked. ...Read more
Husband has a 24 hour stomach bug. Can I catch it if he breathes on me, hours after his last vomit, but I smell vomit on his breath? How to avoid it
Go betond teeth: Our breath is influenced by factors beyond the teeth. When you brush your teeth, also brush the top of your tongue. Go as far back as you can with the brush. When it starts to gag you, breathe deeply through your nose. Also, gargle with hot salt water and peroxide...Add some mouthwash to improve the flavor. You might also add half of a teaspoon of laundry bleach to hot water-then gargle and spit. ...Read more
Bad breath: Halitosis or fetor oris can be caused by many problems in the oral cavity such as periodontal pockets or tongue papilla that harbor microorganisms that cause bad breath. Sometimes severe bad breath can be caused by a systemic disease such as diabetes mellitus or liver impairment. To determine the exact cause, visit your doctor, then your dentist. Maintain good oral hygiene. Good luck. ...Read more
GET CHECKED: See an dentist if ok there see GI doctor. ...Read more
Feel: Dyspepsia. Have pcp examine you. Watch what and how much you eat. Eat and live healthy. ...Read more
Bad breath: There are so many questions we would need to ask and many possible causes. Therefore I suggest you start with a visit to the dentist for an exam. If necessary your dentist may suggest a medical evaluation as well. ...Read more
Something serious?!: Babies don't usually have the "bad breath" more common in older children / adults do! Some organic acid disorders/ metabolic disorders may present this way! Other disorders intestinal tract, eg. Malabsorption, enzyme, enzyme deficiency may be the culprit! Please have your pediatrican look into it... Regards! ...Read more
Not from esophagus: It could be a metobolic byproduct or from the mouth / sinuses. But it is not from the esophagus or stomach. ...Read more
Baby has a breath that smells like poo and the poo is very runny and has been sick and is 5 months old?
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