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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi Dr.
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Dr, I have bad smell in my mouth
Doctor :   ok
User :   I brush 3 times a day
User :   but no luck
Doctor :   ok
User :   kindly suggest
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi Dr
User :   Can i know whom iam i consulting with
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Pleasew continue
User :   Dr, I have bad smell in my mouth
User :   i brush 3 times a day
User :   but doesn't work for me
Doctor :   k
User :   Kindly suggest
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems
User :   Like ?
Doctor :   diabetes , asthma
User :   this problem is their with me from my childhood
User :   no i don't have
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User :   28-M-Software Engineer
User :   Single as of now
User :   anything else Dr ?
Doctor :   Location: Doctor :   Do yoiu have dry mouth
User :   dry mouth ?
User :   i didn't get this
User :   ?
Doctor :   dry mouth is after you eat you dont bring out enough saliva
Doctor :   to chew it and relisth the dish
User :   no i don't get that
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   no way
User :   iam totally away from all this
User :   i never touch any of this
User :   its Haram in our religion Dr.
Doctor :   did you check witht he docto
Doctor :   any time
User :   not yet....
User :   this is the first time iam consulting for this
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   There are many causes
Doctor :   for the bad breath
Doctor :   medical causes
Doctor :   SO one has to rule out all the causes and if found one
User :   as ?
Doctor :   that should be treated
Doctor :   like Food that you take, Dental problems, refluxes
Doctor :   Dry mouth
Doctor :   Lung and kidney infecions
Doctor :   Nose and throat infections
Doctor :   but as you said it is from your childhood
User :   yes
Doctor :   It could be a local condition of mouth or nose /throat
User :   I observed this from my schooling i.e at 5th Standard its almost 15years before
Doctor :   hence get a physical examination done with an ENT specialist
User :   okie
Doctor :   and also dentist
Doctor :   I shall give you tips to
User :   alright...
Doctor :   be away from the problem but temperorily
Doctor :   Brush your teeth after you eat
User :   i do....
Doctor :   Brush your tongue
Doctor :   after you eat
User :   As mentioned i brush 3 times a day
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water. To keep your mouth moist, be sure to consume plenty of wate
Doctor :   if you have dry mouth this help you
Doctor :   No coffee soft drinks
User :   well i drink a lot....
Doctor :   Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) or sucking on candy (preferably sugarless) also stimulates saliva,
User :   hm....i drink coffee and softdrink thats something which i shld avoid
User :   i don't.....
Doctor :   When you visit the dentist
Doctor :   ask him the proper way to brush
Doctor :   most of the people doesnt know
Doctor :   ask him to demonstarte
Doctor :   the correctway
User :   oh okkk....
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
Doctor :   I hope these are few tips that you can keep in mind
Doctor :   and visit the dentist and ENT specialist
Doctor :   for a thorough check pu
User :   InshAllaha
Doctor :   I feel it is because of the dry muth]
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I'll consult right tomorrow
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User :   thanx Dr.
User :   bye
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Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area
User :   oh really
User :   thats interesting
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User :   bye
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