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Bad Breath, yellow tongue and Irregular Stool

Hi, Glad I found this website. My age is 30 years and I am facing serious bad breath problem which is affecting in personal/profession life. Let me give you brief idea about my symptoms. 1. I am having bad breath from long time. I visited dentist few times and no help. I guess they are not able to understand exact problem and try to clean teeth’s every time. 2. The bad breath is severe when I have dry mouth , no talking/speaking with anyone while watching TV, enclosed areas (like car, meeting rooms etc.) 3. I feel nausea/vomiting during dentist visits when they ask to open my mouth for few minutes. But in few seconds I feel nausea. 4. From last two/three months, I get yellow tongue when I get up in the morning. 5. I have abnormal stools (sometimes colored stools) and sometimes anus burning. Most of times, my wife complain about bad smell after my stools. I don’t have any problem with my weight which is consistent 140 lbs from years. After reading various topics on Internet, I am now little worried whether I have some disease. Thanks, Sandy
Asked On : Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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Dentist 's  Response

Hello there ,

Thanks for writing your query,

Bad or fowl mouth odor is caused by number of reasons such as;

Poor oral hygiene , improper brushing techinques which lead to accumulation of food debris and bacterial plaque and calculus deposits deep in the gum pockets and root surfaces of the teeth .
bacterial plaque and calculus on the teeth gives fowl odor.

Gingivitis and periodontitis is another condition which leads to fowl mouth odor.

Ulceration when infected with bacterial or viral invasion may lead to fowl smell.

alcohol consumption alos promotes plaque deposition and gives fowl odor.

stomach reflux , GERD and other gastric problems may also lead to acidic mouth odor , you need to consult a physician to get the problem confirmed.

i hope this helps ,

take care.
Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
Hello and welcome to hcm forum,
Bad breath is usually occurs due to -
Poor oral hygiene maintenance.
Systemic diseases associated.
Medications taken.
I would suggest you to get a routine dental check up done.
Maintain good oral hygiene.
Brush and floss your tongue daily.
Use chlorhexidine mouthrinse to gargle.
If dry mouth is associated,salivary substitutes can be given.
Regarding your systemic health,please do visit a physician.
Take care.
Answered: Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Bad breath occurs due to various reasons like poor oral hygiene, plague and calculus deposition, GIT disturbances, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tongue depositions, mouth breathing , presence of any oral pathologies.
I would suggest you to visit the Dentist and get the checkup done.
Go for symptomatic treatment of complete mouth scaling and polishing.
Brush teeth twice dialy, clean the tongue with the help of tongue scraper.
Use antiseptic mouthwash rinses twice dialy.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Sun, 28 Apr 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
Feb 2014
Hello and Welcome to HCM,
Thanks for writing to us.
It can be caused by the foods you eat, dry mouth, tobacco products, or a medical disorder.
If you don't brush and floss teeth daily, food particles can remain in your mouth, which promotes bacterial growth between teeth, around the gums, and on the tongue. This causes bad breath. Antibacterial mouth rinses can also help reduce bacteria.
The treatment of bad breath depends on its cause.
maintain good oral hygiene.
brush twice daily.
use tongue cleaner to clean the tongue.
Hope this helps you.
Wishing you good health...
Answered: Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Benley George's  Response
First of all it should be clearly understood that bad breath is due to various factors like poor oral hygiene, sinusitis, pharyngitis, gastric disorders, liver disorder, kidney disorder, dry mouth, decayed teeth, diabetis etc. If your oral cavity is fine you should consult a gastro-enterologist to determine any gastro disorders and if so get the required treatment which will solve the problem.
Answered: Sat, 20 Aug 2011
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Dentist Dr. M.Karthikeyan's  Response
hi i have seen ur problem ur problem is diagnosed as halitosis see for oral malodor there will be many problems first u check ur oral hyiene status with the dentist u have to go for scaling procedure on ur teeth if ur mouth is getting dry have plenty of water taking fibre rich products dont scrap ur toungue by using tongue cleaner u should clean toungue by using brush after ur oral screening then u can check with ur abdomen status and any problem in digestion
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
Welcome to Healthcare Magic
Good Day
It is possible that your tongue gets dry and begins to show coating of dried mucus and food particles. When you brush your teeth, you may gently brush the tongue also but not very far backside as you may feel like throwing up. Repeated cleaning of the tongue prevents bad breath. Regarding your stools you may have IBS or an infection, Get your stools examined and tested for possible parasites.
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi, Sandy,
Thanks for query,
There are few causes of bad breath or foul smell from mouth,
If local hygiene of mouth as it may be with you,coated tongue you have,
Do 2 times brush,morning and evening,
Clean your tongue with tongue cleaning steel rode,
Clean your mouth every time you take some thing orally,
Take plenty of water,
in your case less amount of saliva keeps your mouth dry,so take more water,
There may be some chronic infection in the nose or sinus.
You have some gitract problem so go for stool test and get treatment done.
ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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