Posted by: Karabo | 2008/08/11


Bad Breath but, a different case

Doc, I have an unusual problem here. There is this one tooth which causes extremely bad breath to me. This is how it goes : bitter, smelly fluid oozes from that particular tooth (not my front teeth). I' ' ve been to the dentist who told me he cannot do anything to cure that. I must just floss, use listerine, brush teeth correctly - which I do twice a day. But 30 minutes after brushing my teeth that bitter fluid will start oozing again and bad breath comes back again. This bitter fluid also spread on my tounge and gives off bad odour. My tooth has no decay its just that strange fluid that comes from the root of my tooth. Your help will be appreciated..

Expert's Reply


Oral health expert

yoU may be having an infection around the tooth .did the dentist take an xray ? I do not think flossing will help you.yoU need to determine the origin of the fluid..

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