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Precautions to avoid bad breath - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   i have bad breath.How to cure this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   This is an online consultation, I have to ask you few more questions, as I cannot examine you. Please bear with me.
User :   ok
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   21yrs, Male
User :   student
User :   not married
Doctor :   Do you smoke/drink alcohol/Any other habits?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having these
User :   past six months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any problem with teeth
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any pain on swallowing
User :   No
User :   some times
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how are your bowel habits
Doctor :   ok
User :   i'll eat hygenic foods
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the amount of fluid/water that you take
User :   2 liters per day
Doctor :   ik
User :   some times my mouth gets dried up
Doctor :   4-5 litres /day
User :   ok
Doctor :   isthe min requirement
User :   ok
Doctor :   so if u drink while thirsty u are dehydrated
Doctor :   that could also be the cause
User :   ok
User :   wat should i do for this
Doctor :   there are a few tips that i could give you by when you could fill this form
User :   ok
Doctor :   Bad breath can also be caused by dry mouth (xerostomia)
User :   ok
Doctor :   Bad breath may be the sign of a medical disorder
Doctor :   Maintaining good oral health is essential to reducing bad breath.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush your tongue, too. Once a day, use floss or an interdental cleaner to clean between teeth.
User :   Name the tooth paste
Doctor :   sensodent-k
User :   pk
Doctor :   i didn't get you..
User :   ok
Doctor :   pk?
User :   Nothing by misstake
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   gargle with Clorhexi plus mouth wash daily twice..
Doctor :   that will help.
User :   there wont be any side effects
Doctor :   no
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   how long i should use this
Doctor :   2-3 weeks min for you to be able to see the change..
User :   ok
User :   wherei'll get tis mouth wash
Doctor :   any pharmacy you should be able to get it..
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User :   ok
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