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My 8 yr old child has severe bad breath and we've tried everything we can think of - he's had it for years.?

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Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Could be tonsils

If you tried good dental hygiene , gargling , tongue brushing , then the tonsils could harbor bacteria.
See an otolaryngologist.

In brief: Could be tonsils

If you tried good dental hygiene , gargling , tongue brushing , then the tonsils could harbor bacteria.
See an otolaryngologist.
Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz
Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz
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Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Halitosis

You may consider having a someone look at his tonsils.
The tonsil have crypts in them in which food can be stuck and lead to the bad breath you describe. The other issue can be his diet. If you look in his mouth and see large tonsils, visit an ENT for evaluation and further advice.

In brief: Halitosis

You may consider having a someone look at his tonsils.
The tonsil have crypts in them in which food can be stuck and lead to the bad breath you describe. The other issue can be his diet. If you look in his mouth and see large tonsils, visit an ENT for evaluation and further advice.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Dr. Farhad Sigari
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: ENT

Try taking your child to an ear nose and throat specialist.
It could be a foreign body.

In brief: ENT

Try taking your child to an ear nose and throat specialist.
It could be a foreign body.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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