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I have bad breath and smelling mouth. Could tonsil stones be the reason?


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Published At November 19, 2018
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Patient's Query

Hi doctor,

I always have bad breath and a smelling mouth. Recently, I found stinky tonsil stones. Is there any antibiotic or treatment available to cure it?


Welcome to icliniq.com.

Bad breath or halitosis is a problem where the breath is smelly. It has some causes from food to some disorders. As you have tonsil stones, you can have infections in it. It can be treated by using antibiotics. If you have a recurrent infection in the tonsil, then I suggest you visit an ENT specialist.

If you are not allergic to antibiotics, you can take Azithromycin tablet once a day for three days. If the infection persists, continue taking it for six days. Take Montral (Montelukast with Levocetirizine) tablet daily after dinner for seven days. Do mouth gargles using Chlorhexidine mouthwash (1:1) two times daily. Maintain oral hygiene. Brush your teeth two times daily and floss it every day.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir
Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir


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