Q. Why do I have bad breath after taking the fever medications. Suggest me a cure.

Answered by Dr. (col) Rakesh Karanwal and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

 

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Hello doctor,

I have severe bad breath problem after taking fever medications for a week. Does it come from my stomach? Please help me, as I am embarrassed.


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Dr. (col) Rakesh Karanwal
MD (INTERNAL MEDICINE
Cardiology, Diabetology, Endocrinology, General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology (Asthma

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Bad breath is due to the destruction of good bacteria in the intestine by antibiotics. I suggest you try probiotics, such as Lactobacilli, thrice daily for two weeks. You will feel better.

 
 
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