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What is reason for bad mouth smelling even after 3 times brushing and using mouthwash.

What is reason for bad mouth smelling even after 3 times brushing and using mouthwash.
It can be due to gastric disturbances. Drink a glass of water every morning after waking up. Clean your tongue after brushing the teeth.
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How can I resolve digestive problems causing bad breath and also how to over come bad odor from mouth.

How can I resolve digestive problems causing bad breath and also how to over come bad odor from mouth.
It's due to indigestion. Best thing is to loose weight if you are obese. Secondly if not then try some good antacids for two weeks empty stomach and avoid spicy, chilly, fatty foods for one week.
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Oil Pulling - Know Utility Of It!

Oil Pulling - Know Utility Of It!

Oil pulling includes gargling oil around the mouth like a mouthwash. During oil pull you put a tablespoon of oil in your mouth and then rinse it around for 15 to 20 minutes. The advantage of doing this is, it decreases the measure of unsafe bacteria in the mouth. The microscopic organisms in the mouth create a biofilm on the teeth a thin layer that they use to stick to the surface. This is what we call ‘plaque’.

Having some plaque on your teeth is only normal. Yet, when it gets out of hand, it can bring about a wide range of issues, including bad breath, yellow teeth, gum aggravation, gingivitis and cavities. The way oil pulling works is basic. When you are gargling oil around your mouth, the bacteria get stuck in it and break down in the fluid oil. 

Here is a step-by-step instruction for the procedure:

  1. Add 1 or 2 teaspoons of oil in your mouth - Natural sesame oil is generally used in oil pulling. It is also okay to go with natural coconut oil.
     
  2. Rinse for around 20 minutes - The oil will get thicker and smooth as it blends with the saliva during this time and it should be velvety white while releasing. It will be two-fold in volume during this time because of the salivation. It can be difficult to gargle for the full 20 minutes, but it is very effective.
     
  3. Spit the oil into a dustbin in case you have a septic framework - Do not spit into the sink. The oil may thicken and clog the pipes. Try not to swallow the oil as it is ideally full of bacteria, poisons and discharge that are currently not in the mouth. 
     
  4. Wash well with warm water - Warm water will clean the mouth better. Rinse a couple of times with warm water to get any residual oil out of the mouth. A few sources prescribe washing with warm saltwater. 
     
  5. Brush well - Try to brush with a brushing blend to ensure any bacteria that still remains, is killed.

Some of the most common benefits of oil pulling are as follows:

  1. Can reduce harmful bacteria in the mouth: Streptococcus mutans is one of the principal bacteria in the mouth and a key player in plaque development and tooth decay.
     
  2. Can reduce plaque and gingivitis: Gingivitis is caused by the aggravation of the gums and happens when the immune system begins attacking the microbes in the plaque.
     
  3. Can reduce bad breath: Bad breath, also called halitosis, is caused by the scent of chemicals and gasses delivered by the bacteria in the mouth.

Oil pulling can be really effective and can combat many oral problems even before they develop.

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I have a sore like thing in my gum that has no irritation but the foul smell is coming from there and white pus while pressing.

I have a sore like thing in my gum that has no irritation but the foul smell is coming from there and white pus while...
You need to take proper treatment for this. Use soft brush n do brushing softly practice good oral hygiene reduce stress level increase your intake of vitamin c apply a cold compress rinse your mouth with salt water stop smoking homeopathy is a very effective for this problem n has very encouraging results. And homeopathic medicines are safe and do not have any side effects at all.
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Hi, I am 60 years old undergoing dialysis for the past 30 months. I consumed homeopathic heavy metal detox liquid for a week. Now I have a metallic taste in my mouth and cannot taste anything I eat or drink. Even my breathe smells.

Whether you have early-stage kidney disease or you're on dialysis, you'll likely be advised to limit your phosphorus intake. Nearly every food contains some phosphorus. The best way to limit phosphorus in your diet is to limit foods highest in phosphorus, including fast food, convenience foods and processed foods, which may be full of phosphorus additives. Foods rich in phosphorus. But as your uric acid is slightly high, you should also avoid high protein diet also.
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I have a dry mouth and it smells really bad especially at morning times. I have this for past two years. What is the reason?

I have a dry mouth and it smells really bad especially at morning times. I have this for past two years. What is the ...
First reason can be due dirty in your mouth,(present food substances remain for long time like next day food remain till next morning. Do brush your teeth 3 times a day if possible, but you must do brush your 2 times a day is compulsory.(after break fast and before bedtime.) or one more reason can be due to your stomach or intestine is not clean. Try to eat green leafy, drinks lots of water.
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In the morning time there is a smell from my mouth why it happening? I have a habit to take alcohol twice a week. So, Pls suggest me to come out from this problem.

In the morning time there is a smell from my mouth why it happening? I have a habit to take alcohol twice a week. So,...
Dear Lybrate user, if you feel bad breathing in morning time, then take plenty of water to flush out toxins from body. And try to skip alcohol as it damage health slowly but completely. And brush your teeth before sleeping at night, have some natural mouth freshner after eating food and do exercises yoga meditation. And also avoid garlic onion because these also contribute in bad breathing. And for permanent treatment take homeopathic medicine and for homeopathic treatment you may contact us.
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1 am 37 years old and I have a bad breath. I brush my teeth twice a day. Can I use hydroxyl mouthwash to kill the bacteria.

1 am 37 years old and I have a bad breath. I brush my teeth twice a day. Can I use hydroxyl mouthwash to kill the bac...
You can also use listerine mouthwash. Take khadiradi vati 2 tb twice a day empty stomach (chew it don't swallow it)
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Chronic Bad Breath - How To Administer It?

Chronic Bad Breath - How To Administer It?

One thing that can put away talking to someone very interesting is bad breath. And it is a common problem. While most just try to use mouth wash and chewing gums to keep it away, it is important to note that bad breath can be a sign of underlying causes, both in the mouth and the body as a whole.  

Identifying the reason can help in early diagnosis and prompt treatment of the actual disease.

There could be oral and general causes for bad breath or halitosis as it is medically called.  Food habits and other lifestyle habits including smoking can also lead to bad breath.

Oral causes:

  • Presence of food debris in a moist environment (saliva) is ideal for the oral bacteria to act on the food particles and break them down. This causes bad breath, when it leads to plaque formation and it then calcifies into a hardened substance called calculus. Plaque and calculus are the main ingredients for tooth decay and periodontal disease.
  • Severe tooth decay leads to bad breath as does periodontal infections. In severe cases, there could even be abscess formation in the root area of the tooth with pus formation. 
  • Unclean dentures are another source of halitosis. There could be food lodged in between teeth or the undersurface of the denture, leading to bad breath.
  • Dry mouth or xerostomia - Certain diseases and drugs can lead to dry mouth with reduced amounts of saliva.  Saliva has a natural flushing effect on the bacteria, and in its absence, the bacteria thrive, leading to a bad odour.

General health:  Chronic diseases like gastroesophageal reflux disease, digestive disorders, liver disorders, cancer, and diabetes can lead to bad breath. 

Others:

  • Long-term smoking and/or chewing tobacco and alcohol are also reasons for bad breath.
  • Crash diets:  People on low-carb diets can have bad breath, owing to the burning of the fat and producing ketones, which have a strong smell.
  • Medications: Nitrates to reduce angina, chemotherapy agents for cancer, phenothiazines for anxiety can all lead to bad breath. They reduce saliva and/or release chemicals causing bad breath.

Management:

 The first step in managing halitosis is to nail the cause down, which makes it easier to treat.

  • Start with oral hygiene check, and if there is decay or gum disease, consider restorations and cleaning.
  • Mouth rinses can be used in the maintenance phase.
  • Cessation of tobacco use should be considered.
  • General health conditions like GERD should be managed.
  • Artificial saliva in cases of xerostomia.
  • Alternative medications if they are causing the bad breath.

Oral breath is definitely embarrassing but can be managed very easily.

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