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Bad breath in a child, tips on personal hygiene - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can I help you?
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are you with me?
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User :   hello doctor
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I have a query with respect to my niece
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she is 9 yrs old
User :   her mouth often smells bad
Doctor :   Ok
User :   sorry, i wasnt able to see your messages till now
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are you still there
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Yes
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what should she do now??
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Is she brushing twice a day?
User :   no, probably just once in the morning


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Please ensure that
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After every food make her wash her mouth with two gargles
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even after any snack or candy
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she should gargle
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twice
Doctor :   Make it a practice now, so that she continues this life time

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otherwise the bad breath remains for ever
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it doesnot go well as she grows older
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Check if she has sweet tooth/ carious tooth
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Hello there?
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yes
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Did you follow?
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ok, we will do that
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is it also necessary that she cleans her tongue and plaque
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everyday
Doctor :   very much
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She should know how to brush
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is good dental care - brush twice, gargle after eating, tongue cleaning etc sufficient or she needs some medication too??
User :  
yes, she does
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how to brush the teeth
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is more important
User :   again, i am unable to see any messages
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Now??
User :   yeah..now its ok
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You can use ORINSE mouth wash
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10 ml in 5 ml of water
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and ask her to gargle
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once after every meal
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ok
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for 5 days
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please get back to me

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after 5 days
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as a part of follow up
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I think this should atleast reduce
User :   ok


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and later with the said practices
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she will completely get rid of it
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User :   sure doctor, lets try all this and get back to you


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Do not worry
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thanks for your help
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Yes
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User :   your name please doctor
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User :  
thanks Have a good day!!
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