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16 Jan 2006

Bad breath problem
My daughter is 9 years old. She has the above problem, I took her to several dentists several times but the problem is still there, one of the dentist referred me to an ENT but he said there is nothing wrong with the ENT.

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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

This can be due to tooth decay but this has been excluded.Chronic mouthbreathing is the usual cause in children ,. This is due tio a persistent blocked nose from enlarged adenoids or sinus infection or enlarged tonsils. Try a course of Flagyl syrup 200mg 3 times a day for 5 days to clear any persistent unusual bacterial/yeast infection in her nose or throat.Ask your pharmacist.
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