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What is the remedy for bad breath in one suffering from dry throat and sharp pains in the stomach ?

i have really bad breath that smells like friends avoid talking to me..and my social life is completely throat feels dry all the time even after i consume lots of water...i also have sharp pains on my left upper side of my stomach...i recently when to the doctor and she gave me deflu and roxithromycin tablets..what do i do to cure it?? can you help me??
Asked On : Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
Horrendous breath may indicate tooth decay which is often caused by a mixture of bacteria including anaerobic (bacteria that don't need oxygen to grow). These latter bacteria are often the cause of a fecal odor in the mouth. I would see the dentist, but would also try flossing twice daily and using an a becterial killing mouthwash (such as Scope or Listerine).

Tongue rakes can also be used to remove coatings from the tongue that will also cause bad breath prior to using mouthwash.

Other concurrent problems such as dry mouth from Sjogren's syndrome may also cause dry mouth.

In your case, gastroesophageal reflux .... where stomach contents move backwards up the esophagus can also lead to upper abdominal pain and bad breath and tooth decay from acid erosion of your teeth.

I am not sure what direction your doctor is taking in your care. Erythromycins in low doses can increase gastric motility, but Deflu is typically for symptomatic cold relief. Hope this helps.
Answered: Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response

Welcome to healthcaremagic forum.

Bad odour from mouth may occur due to-gingivitis due to poor oral hygiene,GERD,sinusitis,tonsillitis.

I would advice you to get a clinical evaluation by a dentist initially.

A thorough scaling of teeth has to be done.

Maintain oral hygiene well.

Brush and floss your teeth as well as tongue daily.

Use chlorhexidine mouthrinses to gargle.

If symptoms persists,please do visit a GP or ENT specialist.

Hope this helps.
Answered: Mon, 19 Aug 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thnaks for asking the query,

Bad breath occurs due to various reasons few are GIT disturbances, decayed tooth, hormonal imbalance, tongue coatings, xerostomia or dry mouth, sjogrens syndrome, oral pathological conditions.

A thorough clinical examination by the Dentist and Physician is required.
Maintain a good oral hygiene.
Take antiseptic mouthwash rinses.
Clean the tongue with a tongue scraper or a soft bristle toothbrush.
Take complete balanced diet with lots of fibrous foods
Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated.
Go for complete mouth scaling and polishing.
If any decayed tooth get it restored.

Hope you find this as helpful,

Answered: Tue, 20 Aug 2013
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