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Bad breath, throat pain causing difficulty in swallowing. Remedy?

hi Dr. i have bad breath, i checked my stomach and teeth for that and nothing was seen, i visited an ENT specialist yesterday, and he checked my mouth, nose& pharynx and told me your tonsils are big and he had to set them up, also he told me that i have sinus too, but he rejected to do endoscopy on them,but swallowing food, i feel pain in my throat, but he didnt care and didnt tell me anything, just prescribed me all those tablets that i were taken before like pilozec(omeprazol), zimexie( azithromycin ). when i take a tablet , it stays at the end of tongue and never go down by water, unless i swallaw a piece of bread, may i have problem with epiglottis?tell me what to do, i reaaly suffring of bad breath. thx
Asked On : Fri, 25 May 2012
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hello and welcome to HCM forum,
whatever symptoms you present with, are related to throat infection. which may have resulted in enlarged tonsils, which in turn, causes difficulty in swallowing.
halitosis(bad breath), can be due to a number of causes, but throat infection may be one of them, kindly complete the course of medicines prescribed to you by your doctor.
besides this you can do warm saline rinses, this will help resolve the infection.
also, get a chlorhexidine mouth wash,its antibacterial and will help to eliminate bad breath.
i hope this is information will help you in some way,
i wish you good health.
take care.
Answered: Fri, 25 May 2012
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