Galesburg Register-Moil,Gfolesburg, 111. Thursday, May1.0,19?3 5 #. tooijfDlb /family Nobody Likes Bad Breath Dr. Limb By LAWRENCE LAMB, M.D. Dcir Dr. Limb - What, in most instances, causes bad breath? If a person has bad breath, how should he be told? And what should lie do if he is already using mouth wash, breath refresheners, etc.? Can it usually be prevented by keeping the bowels open? How can a person know whether or not he has bad breath? Dear Reader — How to tell a person he has bad breath depends a lot on your relationship to the Individual. Usually you do the person a favor by telling him because, if he isn't told, he often doesn't know it Bad breath can detract significantly from either a man's or woman's appearance and limit their business and personal opportunities. No one likes to be knocked over with strong breath; • Doing something about it isn't always so easy. The first step is finding out what causes it. This means a fairly good medical examination. Bad breath can be caused by poor teeth, particularly pyorrhea and infections around the teeth. Even though the teeth may be regularly brushed, the pyorrhea process wili continue to produce bad odors unless it is properly treated Some individuals are careful about brushing the teeth but pay no attention to the tongue. It accumulates food products and is often a source of bad breath. You can brush the tongue just as you brush the teeth and a little toothpaste on the brush will help. TOYS-TOYS COMPLETE 3-M GAME LINE Th* N«w tower's are in plus Runtblw's and Hot WhMls. Quick Curl Dolls and Mod Hair Ktn. SPECIALS ON MATTELS Baby Play-i-Lot Reg. $12.95 $6.00 Teachy Talk Reg. $8.99 $4.50 Instant Replay Reg. $4.99. $3.00 Layiways Welcomed Buy That Special Gift Now From BLACK BROTHERS Main A Seminary Downtown Galesburg Individual Problems Some individuals have ear, nose, and throat problems, including old, infected tonsils, infected sinuses and sinusitis. It may be necessary to remove diseased tonsils, or improve the drainage from the sinuses through proper treatment. Infected sinuses may need medication. Below this level you could have changes in the breath associated with body chemistry. There are persons with uncontrolled diabetes or advanced liver diseases who can be detected by their breath because of chemical changes. The expired air contains some of these chemicals and you can smell them, just as you can smell alcohol on a person's breath. Certain diseases of the lungs, particularly associated with infections, can cause bad breath. Then there is the large group of digestive disturbances which contribute to the problem. Some women have this problem, particularly at the time of their menses or just before their menstrual periods. As you can see, it is not such a simple problem as you might imagine, and the first step is a good medical examination, which should include an evaluation of the sinuses, teeth, lungs and digestive tract as possible sources of the bad breath. Dear Dr. Lamb — I had a mole removed from under my arm in 1967. Now, I notice this mole has grown back in the same place. Is this something I should worry about? It is in an awkward place. That's why had it removed in the first place. Please give me your advice on this matter. Dear Reader — By all means go back to your doctor and let him examine it. Anyone who has had a mole removed, and it recurs in the same spot should have it looked at as soon as possible. Any mole which is in an awkward place, as you described it, meaning a place where it can be irritated such as being shaved or rubbed by a strap or belt, should be removed anyway. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) Send your questions to Dr. Lamb, in care of this newspaper, P.O. 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